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Civil War Books > Glory (14 replies - 5865 views)

"still, Glory was a fantastic movie," I disagree.  I will write my argument out in full later, but never have I been so disappointed in a movie ...   Sat Apr 5th, 2008 06:21 am

Other Civil War Talk > What Qualities made a Civil War General great (99 replies - 26432 views)

Widow, It is SO GOOD to see you on the board again.  I thought that you had moved along in life and left us behind.  ...   Mon Mar 31st, 2008 05:06 am

General Civil War Talk > Fantasy Civilwar Army (16 replies - 5527 views)

Well, there is a slumber party going on at my house tonight, and since I am The Adult, I must stay awake and Monitor - ...   Sat Mar 29th, 2008 08:14 am

Other Civil War Talk > Son of Qualities of Great Generals (80 replies - 21744 views)

"Yes. He makes it easy to understand, although I understand that sometimes he oversimplifies. Even so, it is purported to be fine for a more ...   Sat Mar 29th, 2008 06:10 am

Other Civil War Talk > Son of Qualities of Great Generals (80 replies - 21744 views)

" Must look good on a horse."  Cute!  As I understand it, Robert E. Lee was a bit vain about looking good on horse.  As I ...   Sat Mar 29th, 2008 05:55 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Books we would like others to read (16 replies - 4902 views)

I got this idea from reading Ashbel's post on the Son of Qualities.... thread.  It reads, in part: Has anyone else read the biography of John ...   Sat Mar 29th, 2008 03:30 am

Other Civil War Talk > Son of Qualities of Great Generals (80 replies - 21744 views)

Awesome, Ashbel.  Absolutely Awesome.  What a great idea, and thank you. (Speaking of books on tactics making the rounds, today someone handed me a copy of ...   Sat Mar 29th, 2008 03:04 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18545 views)

Kernow-Ox, I enjoyed the review that you posted.  I find it truly amazing, from a cinematic viewpoint,  that this movie was made in 1915.  The clips from BoaN ...   Sat Mar 29th, 2008 01:46 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18545 views)

"I can't verify it but perhaps they were playing the Jaunting Irish Car or the Irish Volunteer, thr former being the tune the Bonnie Blue ...   Sat Mar 29th, 2008 01:45 am

Civil War Books > Soldiers Heart (6 replies - 3260 views)

Thanks, Cody. I could use a good fiction read. And, welcome to the board! JoanieReb ...   Sat Mar 29th, 2008 01:09 am

Idle Chit-Chat > The Official 2008 CWi NASCAR Thread (87 replies - 21746 views)

Martinsville paperclip time.  Do I feel my poor little heart a'beaten faster? Les-see, this week there are no track "improvements" to ruin the race.  That's good. However, ...   Fri Mar 28th, 2008 04:27 am

Other Civil War Talk > What Qualities made a Civil War General great (99 replies - 26432 views)

I'm making a list and checking it twice of Wade III's career highlights. The Battle of Hawe's Shop didn't make HankC's list, and I just wanted to ...   Fri Mar 28th, 2008 02:57 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18545 views)

This fits in with "Hollywood History", if not exactly the spirit of the thread. AMC shows re-runs of it's Movies that Shook the World documentary series ...   Thu Mar 27th, 2008 11:58 pm

Other Civil War Talk > What Qualities made a Civil War General great (99 replies - 26432 views)

I think that the number and importance of his cavalry raids are not represented above, especially those of 1862.  I'm going on memory right now though ...   Thu Mar 27th, 2008 09:09 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18545 views)

Couldn't find this on the web-site I gave above, and it's been awhile, but if I recall correctly- in the movie Glory - the Yankee band ...   Wed Mar 26th, 2008 11:16 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18545 views)

Hope this isn't spoiling the fun somewhat, but there is a website just for movie inaccuracies; you plug in the movie you want, and get ...   Wed Mar 26th, 2008 09:10 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Dirt Eater (29 replies - 8488 views)

Hmmmm, depends on the soup - some CAN be burned. Cream-based ones come to mind. Need lots of stirring. But, somehow ...   Wed Mar 26th, 2008 05:04 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Dirt Eater (29 replies - 8488 views)

Booklover, Ah - see how little I questioned in my youth? Totally swallowed the Oscar Wilde story, never questioned it! Now I have to tell you ...   Wed Mar 26th, 2008 04:52 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Dirt Eater (29 replies - 8488 views)

Oh, Private Clewell, This segues (sp?) into my favorite pun of all-time.  Oscar Wilde's pun on "horticulture". According to some accounts, it actually came from a challenge at ...   Wed Mar 26th, 2008 03:21 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Dirt Eater (29 replies - 8488 views)

"When I was little, we mixed dirt with grass and served it on maple leaves." Ah, the traditional recipe!  Perfect at Thanksgiving, when the leaves are ...   Tue Mar 25th, 2008 06:17 am

Other Civil War Talk > Son of Qualities of Great Generals (80 replies - 21744 views)

A good idea! Perhaps we could even enlist Joe to help us make a poll - a secret vote-type thing, as with the top-ten generals ...   Tue Mar 25th, 2008 02:13 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Dirt Eater (29 replies - 8488 views)

We're doing our best Joe, But we are a simple people... Would you mind telling Booklover that his wife just ate his most prized first edition? ...   Tue Mar 25th, 2008 01:03 am

Other Civil War Talk > Son of Qualities of Great Generals (80 replies - 21744 views)

"But then I do still maintain that not every great leader of the CW will have every trait all the time or even maybe none ...   Tue Mar 25th, 2008 12:19 am

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War "Clothing" for Small-Sized Dogs (9 replies - 3485 views)

"I hope they don't also produce dog-sized muskets. I've only recently overcome my childhood fear of dogs." You mean you don't arm your dogs in the ...   Mon Mar 24th, 2008 11:41 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18545 views)

Susan - thank's for sorting that out.  Re-runs of the old TV series have created a great deal of Davy Crockett/Daniel Boone confusion, I fear.  ...   Mon Mar 24th, 2008 10:56 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18545 views)

Johnny Huma, Good post.  Funny, just last Saturday, it crossed my mind that you hadn't been on the board for awhile.  And, the next day, you ...   Mon Mar 24th, 2008 10:55 pm

Other Civil War Talk > What Qualities made a Civil War General great (99 replies - 26432 views)

That's an interesting theory, Hank C.  I'd be interested in hearing (reading?) you expound on it. Thanks, Joanie   ...   Mon Mar 24th, 2008 10:46 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Civil War "Clothing" for Small-Sized Dogs (9 replies - 3485 views)

Cleburne Fan,  This has caught my fancy!  So far, all I've found is this: http://search.stores.ebay.com/SASSY-PETWEAR_civil-war_BOY-HARNESS-SHIRTS_W0QQfcdZ2QQfciZQ2d1QQfclZ4QQfromZR10QQfsnZSASSYQ20PETWEARQQfsooZ1QQfsopZ1QQfsubZ4QQsaselZ186003810QQsofpZ0 The harness is not spectacular, but I rather like the dress there.  ...   Mon Mar 24th, 2008 10:40 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Dirt Eater (29 replies - 8488 views)

Thank you, Susan. It's a dirty job, but somebody has to do it. ...   Mon Mar 24th, 2008 10:33 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Dirt Eater (29 replies - 8488 views)

Regarding the article that FedReb posted: Hmmmm, going into the bathroom to eat dirt...the plot thickens....wonder if she washes her hands when she's through? "``The fundamental question ...   Mon Mar 24th, 2008 08:48 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Dirt Eater (29 replies - 8488 views)

Wow, that's fascinating, Susan!  Thank you!  Time Magazine, 1942, definitely a blast from the past. I notice there was no mention of a control group or ...   Mon Mar 24th, 2008 09:17 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18545 views)

"who knows what muck lay on the average cooking pan" Hmmmm, extra gritty grits.... I fear I have started something "unsavory" here with what I meant to ...   Sun Mar 23rd, 2008 11:21 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Son of Qualities of Great Generals (80 replies - 21744 views)

Joanie.. I think it was John Brown Gordon Oopsies! boy is my face red.  Glad you caught that, Ed. John Brown is the one whose body lies a' moldr'n ...   Sun Mar 23rd, 2008 08:30 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18545 views)

"Miss Joanie, one of these days and I'm gonna put a .44 caliber ball between your eyes tnd then we'll be shut of this discussion." I ...   Sun Mar 23rd, 2008 06:49 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Hollywood History (70 replies - 18545 views)

"We'll likely never know how many of those dispepsia deaths were from chewing lead." Is Y'All making fun of me, Ole? :shock: Actually, I just looked up ...   Sun Mar 23rd, 2008 05:43 am

Other Civil War Talk > Son of Qualities of Great Generals (80 replies - 21744 views)

While I think about what has to go.... ...I will say, that especailly after having just made reference to it on the parent thread about an hour ago, ...   Sun Mar 23rd, 2008 04:19 am

Other Civil War Talk > What Qualities made a Civil War General great (99 replies - 26432 views)

You're an inspiration, Susan!  Seriously.  Along with everything else, to be able to pull an almost mind-boggling, but certainly not universally-known fact like this: " Wasn't actually ...   Sun Mar 23rd, 2008 03:44 am

Other Civil War Talk > What Qualities made a Civil War General great (99 replies - 26432 views)

Ah, Susan, I had started to post this: I normally don't post things without looking them up and being certain, but I cain't even think of where ...   Sun Mar 23rd, 2008 02:59 am

Other Civil War Talk > What Qualities made a Civil War General great (99 replies - 26432 views)

"...as one of the South's plantation elite, Hampton could have been effete, a spoiled brat, a wastrel and playboy, but instead he took responsibility to ...   Sun Mar 23rd, 2008 02:48 am

Other Civil War Talk > What Qualities made a Civil War General great (99 replies - 26432 views)

"Hey! We all get to admire whatever general we please." Just to make it clear:  I do not admire Wade III because he was at the ...   Sun Mar 23rd, 2008 02:18 am


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