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General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 25483 views)

I don't believe Steiner was commenting on the whole ANV, but Jackson's troops. 483 servants & attendents... are these soldiers? I don't believe the CS ...   Thu Jan 21st, 2010 04:39 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 25483 views)

Hank C has the crux of the problem quite well in hand. The problem w/ the account by Steiner is that NO ONE corroborates it. ...   Wed Jan 13th, 2010 03:24 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Anyone get any good books for X-Mas? (10 replies - 4872 views)

Sharpshooter; an absolutely superb volume by Gary Yee.  I bought a copy for myself and one for my father.  We both are enjoying it greatly. ...   Fri Jan 8th, 2010 03:04 am

Other Civil War Talk > Fixed Bayonets (3 replies - 3338 views)

I can do three rounds a minute, providing I start w/ a round loaded. In Earl Hess recent book he analyzes quite a few ACW ...   Tue Jan 5th, 2010 11:18 pm

Equipment & Authenticity Questions > Percussion cap safety (3 replies - 4470 views)

The wingless caps... suck. I average probably almost 20% FTF w/ them. They aren't as easy to place on the nipple and grabbing ...   Wed Dec 16th, 2009 06:55 pm

General Civil War Talk > Desertion Figures (14 replies - 23177 views)

Ditto that bama. ...   Wed Dec 2nd, 2009 10:57 pm

Equipment & Authenticity Questions > Accurate maneuvers? (3 replies - 3789 views)

A lot of that is the re-enactors. Though in truth a lot depends upon the men being represented. The AoT's (US & CS) ...   Tue Nov 24th, 2009 05:20 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War Slang... (11 replies - 6401 views)

Whatever you do never get water out of the sink... ...   Wed Oct 14th, 2009 12:50 am

Weapons of the Civil War > 1851 Colt Navy revolver (9 replies - 8726 views)

1. It isn't confederate. 2. I don't believe it to be an original. 3. Look at the cylinder to breech face mating then take some measurements, particularly ...   Sun Oct 4th, 2009 03:34 am

N.B. Forrest > Forrest - The Conundrum (20 replies - 12560 views)

Forrest is one of those men who the more I learn about the more I respect him. That doesn't mean I'd necessarily invite the ...   Thu Sep 10th, 2009 03:27 pm

General Civil War Talk > Attack on DC (5 replies - 3368 views)

When they had an open door to do so they had neither the will nor the logistcs to even seriousy attempt it. And when they ...   Mon Jul 20th, 2009 06:28 am

Joseph Johnston > Joseph Johnston-A Great Civil War General? (20 replies - 32457 views)

He was the best CS commanding general in the West and frankly he was the best the CS had after Lee. Look at his ...   Mon Jul 20th, 2009 06:25 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Technology Question (8 replies - 5764 views)

The rifle period, both sides could have used the weapon far more effectively than they did by simply training the average soldier how to shoot. ...   Tue Jun 30th, 2009 01:19 am

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 25483 views)

http://www.civilwarinteractive.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=1845&forum_id=1&highlight=%26quot%3BBlack+Confederate%26quot%3B   An old closed thread w/ more info than you can want in one place. ...   Sat Jun 20th, 2009 04:29 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Tactics (7 replies - 2816 views)

Below are a few more net links that you might find useful. The last two show animated movements of various drill. The first ...   Tue Jun 9th, 2009 05:02 am

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Tactics (7 replies - 2816 views)

Griffith, Paddy, Battle Tactics of the Civil War, Yale University Press, 2001. & Tactics in America 1861-65, Fieldbooks, 1986. Hardee, W.J., Rifle and Light Infantry Tactics, ...   Sun Jun 7th, 2009 01:48 pm

Equipment & Authenticity Questions > Slouch Hats (7 replies - 8239 views)

I'm a big fan of Tim Bender and his hats. You get top quality and the product arrives when he says it will. ...   Sat May 30th, 2009 06:17 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

A Few More Thoughts About Confederate Slaves by Kevin Levin on Confederate Slaves, Lost Cause, Memory, Slavery, Southern History Peter Carmichael was kind enough to take the ...   Wed Apr 29th, 2009 06:32 am

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

Actually; it's tough that some are still waiting for an honest answer. One name is given then it gets so generic as to be almost ...   Mon Apr 27th, 2009 06:25 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > The Impact of Rifles (7 replies - 4821 views)

On the impact of the rifled musket on any combat... I admit to being on the fence. I'm a shooter, arguably a pretty good ...   Sun Apr 19th, 2009 12:09 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

Proud Pa; I would disgree w/ the "overwhelming majority" portion of the statement. Those who believed slavery wrong may not have been the majority; ...   Sun Apr 19th, 2009 12:04 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

Well said Barrydancer. The US was never an Empire, never has been and I pray to God it never becomes one. The words: ...   Fri Apr 17th, 2009 01:27 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

Well said both bama and ole. ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 05:46 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

Let me tell you what is coming. After the sacrifice of countless millions of treasure and hundreds of thousands of lives you may win Southern ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:26 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"I would sooner stay here...than have our Government acede to their demands in regard to the negro soldier...Anyone, whatever may be his color, who wears ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:22 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"Pause, I entreat you, and consider for a moment what reasons you can give that will even satisfy yourselves in calmer moments--what reasons you can ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:15 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"This government cannot much longer play a game in which it stakes all and its enemies stake nothing. Those enemies must understand that they cannot ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:15 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"That the right of the people of a single State, to absolve themselves at will, and without the consent of the other States, from their ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:14 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"The American people and the Government at Washington may refuse to recognize it for a time but the inexorable logic of events will force it ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:14 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"The South went to war on account of slavery...South Carolina went to war as she said in her secession proclamation, because slavery would not be ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:14 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"Disunion will be her ruin--for if there is war--it will surely be in the South and the whole land desolated and laid in waste and ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

Please delete post... consolidating as per javal. ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"I am one of those dull creatures that cannot see the good of secession." Robert E. Lee, 1861. ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:11 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

Please delete, consolidating as per javal. ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:10 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

In a recent battle fell a secession colonel, the last remaining son of his mother, and she a widow. That mother had sold eleven children ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:08 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"The cause of the great War of the Rebellion against the United States will have to be attributed to slavery." Grant ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:07 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"Slavery, God's institution of labor, and the primary political element of our Confederation of Government, state sovereignty...must stand or fall together. To talk of maintaining ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:06 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"...the mere agitation in the Northern States to effect the emancipation of our slaves largely contributed to our separation from them." (Charleston Mercury, Nov. 3, 1864.) ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:05 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"...any man who pretends to believe that this is not a war for the emancipation of the blacks...is either a fool or a liar." (From The ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:05 pm

General Civil War Talk > The Confederacy? (105 replies - 27708 views)

"Try and hide it as much as we may, yet the question of negro slavery was the great leading cause of this war, and but ...   Thu Apr 16th, 2009 01:04 pm


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