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Abraham Lincoln > Did Lincoln Provoke the WAR? (15 replies - 7929 views)

wondering-    I read all of that to say that you are unable or unwilling to provide any examples of Mr. Lincoln being: "Vigorously slandered" (Or ...   Tue Mar 25th, 2014 10:34 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Did Lincoln Provoke the WAR? (15 replies - 7929 views)

wondering-    I myself am wondering what you mean by your term: "Nova-constitutionalists." I've never seen that term before. Could you possibly have meant: "Nouveau constitutionalists, ...   Thu Mar 13th, 2014 05:31 am

Jefferson Davis > Jefferson Davis (9 replies - 4667 views)

wondering- The questions of the legality of secession, as well as the justification for the charges brought against Jefferson Davis are discussed ...   Mon Feb 3rd, 2014 09:29 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Author of Lincoln mystery letter identified (1 reply - 1070 views)

Hellcat- Andrew Johnston was from Richmond, VA. He was a graduate of the University of VA. He arrived in ...   Sat Jan 4th, 2014 12:23 pm

Jefferson Davis > What was wrong with J. Davis? (3 replies - 1116 views)

javal1- I believe that Mr. Davis is referring to the chronic problem that he had with his eye, which is discussed on another ...   Mon Dec 23rd, 2013 08:16 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln is the only president.... (8 replies - 939 views)

Old Blu- You are incorrect, Sir. Impeachment refers only to the charges brought against the officer involved. It is similar to an indictment by ...   Thu Nov 28th, 2013 01:39 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln is the only president.... (8 replies - 939 views)

Hellcat- In July of 1974, the House Committee on the Judiciary approved three articles of impeachment against President Nixon (Obstruction of Justice, Abuse of ...   Tue Nov 26th, 2013 11:33 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln is the only president.... (8 replies - 939 views)

Hellcat- I wouldn't say that Mr.Nixon invented impeachment, as is said in the article. He was never actually impeached, only threatened with it. Apparently, ...   Tue Nov 26th, 2013 08:37 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln is the only president.... (8 replies - 939 views)

..... to receive a patent. That was Patent #6469 granted on 22 May 1849, while he was serving his one term in the Congress. The ...   Tue Nov 26th, 2013 01:01 pm

Other Western Theater and Trans-Miss. > Today in History. November 24, 1863 (2 replies - 505 views)

Hellcat- Aside from the Battle of Lookout Mountain being fought, 24 November 1863 was also the date of birth of renowned American biologist ...   Mon Nov 25th, 2013 03:33 pm

Other Civil War Talk > This comic caught my eye (6 replies - 1499 views)

Hellcat- By: "Original mission" I meant: "Original purpose." What they had in mind for the sub to do was to plant mines on ...   Tue Nov 12th, 2013 08:26 pm

Other Civil War Talk > This comic caught my eye (6 replies - 1499 views)

Hellcat- The oar powered propulsion system was impractical and was eventually replaced by a screw system. I believe that the original ...   Tue Nov 12th, 2013 05:42 pm

Other Civil War Talk > This comic caught my eye (6 replies - 1499 views)

Hellcat- From what I've read about that vessel, the Confederates would have done the U.S.Government a service if they had hijacked it. EDITING: ...   Tue Nov 12th, 2013 11:21 am

Jefferson Davis > The First.... (5 replies - 1205 views)

Hellcat- Jefferson Davis served in the U.S. Army for seven years before resigning his commission in 1835 as a 1LT. He also served in ...   Thu Nov 7th, 2013 05:03 am

Jefferson Davis > The First.... (5 replies - 1205 views)

Hellcat- On 09 February 1861, Jefferson Davis was in fact elected provisional president of the CSA. He took office on 18 February. ...   Wed Nov 6th, 2013 05:38 pm

Jefferson Davis > The First.... (5 replies - 1205 views)

....and only President of the CSA, Jefferson Davis, was elected on this date in 1861. Here is an article chronicling his life by a ...   Wed Nov 6th, 2013 01:31 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Lincoln Mythology.... (1 reply - 579 views)

A body of mythology has continued to exist about the life and character of Abraham Lincoln that is unsurpassed by any other figure ...   Sun Nov 3rd, 2013 01:11 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Did Lincoln's assassintion lead to insanity in others in the box? (2 replies - 662 views)

Hellcat- From what I've read, Major Rathbone might have been debilitated from his years in the Army before the night of the assassination. ...   Wed Oct 30th, 2013 07:21 pm

Help Looking for an individual > Francis Joshua of the USS Wabash & USS Nantucket (16 replies - 2884 views)

st helena-   It is possible that it was the same person, because the data on the first Francis Joshua is contradictory. The first Francis Joshua was born ...   Sat Sep 28th, 2013 01:33 pm

Help Looking for an individual > Francis Joshua of the USS Wabash & USS Nantucket (16 replies - 2884 views)

st helena-    I don't know of any U.S. Navy ship called the WABASH serving in 1863 other than the frigate previously referred to. I am ...   Fri Sep 27th, 2013 03:50 pm

Help Looking for an individual > Francis Joshua of the USS Wabash & USS Nantucket (16 replies - 2884 views)

Hellcat-   The sources you mentioned are quite good for getting info on U.S. Navy ships, but there are many others, including the much maligned Wikipedia. Taking ...   Fri Sep 27th, 2013 05:11 am

Help Looking for an individual > Francis Joshua of the USS Wabash & USS Nantucket (16 replies - 2884 views)

st helena-   Based on the information you provided above, the sailor enlisted on the USS WABASH in June of 1863. The WABASH was a steam ...   Thu Sep 26th, 2013 11:41 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

BradWatson, Miami-    In today's world, John Brown would be known as a terrorist. I'm not surprised that he is a hero to you. He was the ...   Sat Sep 21st, 2013 04:25 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

Mildman-    Please reread my Post #80. I'm implementing what we agreed upon, though I had hoped for more. ...   Fri Sep 20th, 2013 11:32 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

Mildman-   Okay, I will settle for you not posting to me and I will not post to you. Hopefully, that will be enough of a ...   Fri Sep 20th, 2013 10:55 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

Mildman-    Apparently, I'll have to settle for less than I hoped for, but that is often the situation in life.    As for the: "Install" fiasco, ...   Fri Sep 20th, 2013 10:48 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

Mildman-    Even better would be to try to pretend that I don't exist. Don't respond to any of my postings, or refer to them. Don't ...   Fri Sep 20th, 2013 10:26 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

AGAIN   ????    To answer your question- it would depend on how it was meant. If I wasn't sure how the person meant it, I would ...   Fri Sep 20th, 2013 09:49 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

Mildman-    You just can't resist continuing with this, can you?    You're a fine one to talk about: "Civility and respect." I don't see that in ...   Fri Sep 20th, 2013 09:24 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

Mildman-     You are now on record for refusing to acknowledge evidence already provided on this thread.     You object to my use of the word: "Install" ...   Fri Sep 20th, 2013 08:03 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

Brad Watson, Miami-    I'm not surprised that you assign yourself the authority to announce when Judgment Day comes for others. If you had lived in ...   Thu Sep 19th, 2013 04:20 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

Brad Watson, Miami-    I really see no point in trying to have a serious discussion of history with anyone who sees some grand design in ...   Thu Sep 19th, 2013 03:02 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

Mildman-    We'll have to disagree once again over my use of the word: "Installed."    I have already showed you the source that says that Mr. ...   Thu Sep 19th, 2013 01:57 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

Mildman-    The language in the link that I provided seems very clear to me. Your attention is directed to Section I in the link below: Abraham ...   Thu Sep 19th, 2013 01:24 am

Abraham Lincoln > "4 score & 7 years ago, our fathers" encoded GOD=7_4 by 'Father Abraham' (25 replies - 4030 views)

Brad Watson, Miami-    You ask me if I believe in coincidences. This seems to me a ridiculous question, since coincidences can sometimes occur. Do you ...   Wed Sep 18th, 2013 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln > "4 score & 7 years ago, our fathers" encoded GOD=7_4 by 'Father Abraham' (25 replies - 4030 views)

Brad Watson, Miami-   Re: Your Posting #10:   Zack (4) Johnson (7) actually won the rain delayed BMW Championship on 16 September, not 17 September. I ...   Tue Sep 17th, 2013 10:50 pm

Abraham Lincoln > "4 score & 7 years ago, our fathers" encoded GOD=7_4 by 'Father Abraham' (25 replies - 4030 views)

Brad Watson, Miami-    It would be ridiculous to try to defend all of the actions taken by CSA soldiers during the war. There are many ...   Tue Sep 17th, 2013 10:03 pm

Abraham Lincoln > "4 score & 7 years ago, our fathers" encoded GOD=7_4 by 'Father Abraham' (25 replies - 4030 views)

Brad Watson, Miami-   I am: "Texas Defender" because I am always having to defend Texas from other peoples' incorrect stereotypes about the state and its ...   Tue Sep 17th, 2013 08:53 pm

Abraham Lincoln > "4 score & 7 years ago, our fathers" encoded GOD=7_4 by 'Father Abraham' (25 replies - 4030 views)

Brad Watson, Miami-    Regarding events in April of 1861, I fail to see how it corresponds to your apparent scenario that Robert E. Lee was ...   Tue Sep 17th, 2013 07:29 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 31041 views)

barrydancer-    Actually, Mr. Lincoln's primary objective when dealing with the border states was to keep them in the Union.  If their populations, natural resources, and ...   Fri Sep 13th, 2013 04:18 am


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