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Idle Chit-Chat > RIP James Gammon (1 reply - 2120 views)

Sorry to read about his passing.  He was very good in all the roles he played, and was excellent as the manager of the Cleveland ...   Sat Jul 17th, 2010 02:11 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > WHATS HAPPENED TO NORTH AND SOUTH (2 replies - 2448 views)

They must still be in business, as I got the new issue in the mail today.  Regards from the Garden State, Steve ...   Sat Jul 17th, 2010 02:06 am

General Civil War Talk > Interview with Thomas Y. Cartwright at the Historic Lotz House (1 reply - 2215 views)

Highly recommend the interview to all. Thomas brings the fighting of Franklin alive during this conversation. Regards from the Garden State, Steve Basic ...   Thu Jan 21st, 2010 02:56 am

General Civil War Talk > Latschar Out at Gettysburg (11 replies - 3756 views)

Joe, The whole fiasco about the GB Foundation has bothered me from Day 1, and you used the correct word.  He "lied" and then when word ...   Fri Oct 23rd, 2009 05:41 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Vick to the Eagles (59 replies - 22145 views)

Joe, The line that hit me was that dog fighting was part of his culture growing up. Spare me the BS. He did what ...   Sat Aug 15th, 2009 02:21 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > C-SPAN and the CW RT of NY March meeting. (3 replies - 2810 views)

Evening all. I just got the word today that CSPAN will be airing the program this weekend. Here is a link as to when it ...   Fri Apr 10th, 2009 03:36 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > C-SPAN and the CW RT of NY March meeting. (3 replies - 2810 views)

Am pleased to announce that C-SPAN will be taping the March 11, 2009 meeting of the Civil War Round Table of New York.  The program ...   Wed Feb 25th, 2009 05:47 am

Civil War Preservation > Gettysburg Remembrance Day (18 replies - 14782 views)

I read in a newspaper article from one of the local papers that he is doing well, and underwent triple bypass surgery. Drs. also ...   Sun Nov 30th, 2008 03:04 am

General Civil War Talk > You have to see this! (2 replies - 1583 views)

Evening all. Highly recommend all check out the latest entry on Ranger Mannie Gentile's blog.  Was blown away when I saw this, and it's an amazing ...   Sun Aug 31st, 2008 01:52 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Good book(s) about Battle of Cedar Creek? (3 replies - 3040 views)

Pam, There are a couple of older books that I have read on the Battle. Thomas A. Lewis had a book out on the campaign ...   Sat Jul 12th, 2008 02:39 am

General Civil War Talk > John Simon Dead at 75 (8 replies - 2965 views)

Very sad to read about the passing of Dr. Simon today. Am grateful that he and I crossed paths during my CW adventures, and ...   Wed Jul 9th, 2008 06:10 am

Civil War Books > New Book: One Continuous Fight: The Retreat from Gettysburg--- (27 replies - 12452 views)

CF, The new book focuses on the battles that occurred during the retreat from Gettysburg.  Very different from Brown's book on the Retreat.  Once you start ...   Tue Jun 10th, 2008 04:59 am

Other Civil War Talk > What Is a Civil War Round Table? (57 replies - 15849 views)

Evening all, I have been a member of the CWRT of NY for the past 11 years, and am just finishing my first year as the ...   Thu Feb 21st, 2008 03:24 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Which NASCAR Driver Are You? (62 replies - 15492 views)

Now I know why I should not take these tests. Seems I am Dick Trickle. :) Hope all are well. Steve ...   Thu Jan 31st, 2008 03:52 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > New Jersey Apologizes For Slavery (11 replies - 5729 views)

Being the prototypical cynical NJan, am sure this was released when it was to sorta hide the fact that our Governor feels the only way ...   Sat Jan 12th, 2008 03:00 am

General Civil War Talk > Book Deals (25 replies - 7901 views)

CleburneFan wrote: ole wrote: Rather than wait until May, Fan, I hear Kent Masterson Brown's "Retreat from Gettysburg" (UNCP) is highly recommended. ole I already have that excellent ...   Sat Jan 12th, 2008 02:54 am

General Civil War Talk > Book Deals (25 replies - 7901 views)

CleburneFan wrote: Basecat, I can't wait to read the new (as yet unpublished) book on Wheeler. Javal, that "Worthy Opponents" book sounds very compelling. Could be ...   Fri Jan 11th, 2008 06:21 am

General Civil War Talk > Book Deals (25 replies - 7901 views)

booklover wrote: Just as an aside, I met Ed Longacre when he came to our Barnes and Noble to sign "Worthy Opponents" and he mentioned ...   Tue Jan 8th, 2008 05:54 am

General Civil War Talk > Book Deals (25 replies - 7901 views)

Joe, Simon is a local here, and got to see a talk he gave at a Barnes and Noble just across the border from NJ last ...   Tue Jan 8th, 2008 05:51 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Merry Christmas to All (6 replies - 2509 views)

Merry Christmas to all who post in here.  I hope all have a fine Christmas Day 2007.  Many thanks to Joe and Laurie for continuing ...   Tue Dec 25th, 2007 06:17 am

Civil War Books > Civil War Books (14 replies - 5641 views)

Doc, A few Western Campaign books I will recommend are Sword's book on Spring Hill, Franklin and Nashville.  Just read it this summer, and the stuff ...   Fri Sep 14th, 2007 02:28 am

Civil War Books > Book endorsements (7 replies - 3676 views)

Will just add this to the conversation.  I recently read a book that came out 15 years ago, and one of the endorsements was from ...   Wed Aug 29th, 2007 01:23 am

General Civil War Talk > What about Buford? (6 replies - 3035 views)

PvtClewell writes: I was thinking about this: all the geography Buford used for his defense — Knoxlyn, Herr, and McPherson ridges and Willoughby Run — faced west ...   Wed Aug 22nd, 2007 01:35 am

General Civil War Talk > What about Buford? (6 replies - 3035 views)

Javal, Technically, he did not stay and just fight on McPherson's Ridge.  He utilized all the riges in that area to delay and harrass the Confederate ...   Tue Aug 21st, 2007 02:25 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Well Its going to be good bye for me in September. (12 replies - 3773 views)

MOCONFED, God speed and good luck.  We'll keep a seat for you by the campfire!  Take Care! Regards from the Garden State, Steve Basic ...   Fri Jul 27th, 2007 05:34 am

Other Civil War Talk > cIvil War Magazines (14 replies - 4778 views)

Evening all, I subscribe to them all.  As Dave mentioned CW Times has greatly improved over the past few years, as has its sister publication America's ...   Tue Jul 17th, 2007 01:45 am

Idle Chit-Chat > 1776 (4 replies - 3062 views)

I Say Vote Yes...Sit Down John...I say vote yes for Independency!  Just an all time classic flick, and have it on DVD here and will ...   Wed Jul 4th, 2007 02:15 am

Idle Chit-Chat > allentown (6 replies - 3501 views)

As mentioned to Javal and Xan last weekend in TN about the Allentown area, all I said was I 78 sucks in that neck of ...   Sat Jun 23rd, 2007 06:37 am

Other History > D Day 63 Years Later (2 replies - 3679 views)

Know I should have posted this yesterday, but that said to all who found themselves on the beaches of France in 1944, you are not ...   Thu Jun 7th, 2007 05:41 am

General Civil War Talk > Could Modern Medicine Have Saved Lincoln? (20 replies - 7542 views)

Evening all. Stuff like this cracks me up.  What's next??  An article on whether modern medicine would have eliminated the use of amputation during the Civil ...   Tue May 22nd, 2007 03:04 am

Civil War Books > "Manhunt" (22 replies - 10186 views)

Jonathan Rhys Myers, and he was great in Ride With The Devil in the role of Pick Mackson. :) Last I heard he was in rehab. Regards ...   Sun May 20th, 2007 03:22 am

Idle Chit-Chat > On a personal note.... (5 replies - 2462 views)

Joe and Laurie, Wow.  Congratulations to David on his achievements, and it is hard for me to think this is the same kid I met at ...   Sat May 19th, 2007 05:03 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Movies that make guys cry (18 replies - 5798 views)

Evening all. The movie that always gets me came out back in 1944.  "Going My Way", which starred Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald.  Have seen the ...   Sun May 13th, 2007 04:57 am

Civil War Preservation > What is the CWPT Thinking (45 replies - 25448 views)

Evening all. I only have one question.  Who donated money to save the property??  The members of the CWPT.  And yet, no word to the members ...   Tue May 8th, 2007 03:46 am

Civil War Books > Good books on Generals? (15 replies - 6333 views)

Fuller, A book I thought was an excellent read was John Waugh's book on the Class of 1846.  Deals with CW Generals who graduated from West ...   Sun Apr 29th, 2007 02:28 am

Civil War Books > 'Rush's Lancers' (4 replies - 3907 views)

Cleburne fan, Be prepared for a long wait, as Eric is not a big fan of Forrest. :)  Highly doubt he will ever tackle that subject.  ...   Mon Mar 12th, 2007 04:11 am

Other People of the Civil War > Peyton Manning (2 replies - 4087 views)

64thNYDrummer wrote: According to Krick's Staff Officers in Gray, pages 213-214 Peyton Manning was on Longstreet's staff for most of the war. Krick says he ...   Mon Feb 12th, 2007 03:32 am

Civil War Books > The Last Generation : Young Virginians in Peace War and Reunion (9 replies - 3386 views)

Evening all. For those interested, Pete Carmichael will be the guest on tomorrow's installment of Civil War Talk Radio, and the topic will be on the ...   Fri Feb 2nd, 2007 03:40 am

George McClellan > McClellan (14 replies - 7001 views)

sjh wrote: Is anyone else astonished that "Little Mac" is receiving new interest that entertains the notion that perhaps he was not as bad of a ...   Sun Jan 28th, 2007 05:11 am

Civil War Books > The Last Generation : Young Virginians in Peace War and Reunion (9 replies - 3386 views)

Susan, I just got a copy of the book recently, but have not had the chance to read it yet.  Pete is a friend of mine, ...   Sun Jan 21st, 2007 05:21 am

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