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Idle Chit-Chat > RIP James Gammon (1 reply - 2464 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 03:11 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > WHATS HAPPENED TO NORTH AND SOUTH (2 replies - 2765 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 03:06 am

General Civil War Talk > Interview with Thomas Y. Cartwright at the Historic Lotz House (1 reply - 2445 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 03:56 am

General Civil War Talk > Latschar Out at Gettysburg (11 replies - 4283 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 06:41 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Vick to the Eagles (59 replies - 26260 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 03:21 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > C-SPAN and the CW RT of NY March meeting. (3 replies - 3076 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 04:36 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > C-SPAN and the CW RT of NY March meeting. (3 replies - 3076 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 06:47 am

Civil War Preservation > Gettysburg Remembrance Day (18 replies - 16467 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 04:04 am

General Civil War Talk > You have to see this! (2 replies - 1741 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 02:52 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Good book(s) about Battle of Cedar Creek? (3 replies - 3303 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 03:39 am

General Civil War Talk > John Simon Dead at 75 (8 replies - 3272 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 07:10 am

Civil War Books > New Book: One Continuous Fight: The Retreat from Gettysburg--- (27 replies - 13714 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 05:59 am

Other Civil War Talk > What Is a Civil War Round Table? (57 replies - 17844 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 04:24 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Which NASCAR Driver Are You? (62 replies - 17992 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 04:52 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > New Jersey Apologizes For Slavery (11 replies - 6273 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 04:00 am

General Civil War Talk > Book Deals (25 replies - 8663 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 03:54 am

General Civil War Talk > Book Deals (25 replies - 8663 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 07:21 am

General Civil War Talk > Book Deals (25 replies - 8663 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 06:54 am

General Civil War Talk > Book Deals (25 replies - 8663 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 06:51 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Merry Christmas to All (6 replies - 2860 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 07:17 am

Civil War Books > Civil War Books (14 replies - 6358 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 03:28 am

Civil War Books > Book endorsements (7 replies - 4059 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 02:23 am

General Civil War Talk > What about Buford? (6 replies - 3294 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 02:35 am

General Civil War Talk > What about Buford? (6 replies - 3294 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 03:25 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Well Its going to be good bye for me in September. (12 replies - 4262 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 06:34 am

Other Civil War Talk > cIvil War Magazines (14 replies - 5366 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 02:45 am

Idle Chit-Chat > 1776 (4 replies - 3393 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 03:15 am

Idle Chit-Chat > allentown (6 replies - 3905 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 07:37 am

Other History > D Day 63 Years Later (2 replies - 3988 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 06:41 am

General Civil War Talk > Could Modern Medicine Have Saved Lincoln? (20 replies - 8307 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 04:04 am

Civil War Books > "Manhunt" (22 replies - 11427 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 04:22 am

Idle Chit-Chat > On a personal note.... (5 replies - 2706 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 06:03 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Movies that make guys cry (18 replies - 6489 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 05:57 am

Civil War Preservation > What is the CWPT Thinking (45 replies - 29064 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 04:46 am

Civil War Books > Good books on Generals? (15 replies - 6927 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 03:28 am

Civil War Books > 'Rush's Lancers' (4 replies - 4315 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 05:11 am

Other People of the Civil War > Peyton Manning (2 replies - 4573 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 04:32 am

Civil War Books > The Last Generation : Young Virginians in Peace War and Reunion (9 replies - 3717 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 04:40 am

George McClellan > McClellan (14 replies - 8292 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 06:11 am

Civil War Books > The Last Generation : Young Virginians in Peace War and Reunion (9 replies - 3717 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 06:21 am

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