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Other Eastern Theater > Petersburg? (43 replies - 19085 views)

I just started reading what seems to promise to be a good read on just this very topic... "The Final Battles of the Petersburg Campaign" ...   Mon Sep 22nd, 2008 09:54 am

Battle of Gettysburg > The Battle of Monterey Pass and the Retreat from Gettysburg (3 replies - 4074 views)

Good stuff Alicia thanks for sharing..I just finished "One Continious Fight" by Eric Wittenburg and J Petruzzi (Sorry for mispelling any names) and it really ...   Sun Sep 21st, 2008 12:43 pm

The Battle of Franklin > Hood's Options at Franklin.... (15 replies - 10726 views)

Not for nothing Hood acknowledging fault is appropriate in that .well, it was his fault. Grant was unaware of the tactical situation (The weather, ...   Sun Sep 21st, 2008 11:53 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Oldie but a goodie!!! (30 replies - 16618 views)

Basically the 11th corps was put in an untenable position, that would have been untenable for any troops. Early's men crashed down from a ...   Fri Sep 19th, 2008 02:46 pm

Introductions > Hello. (30 replies - 8787 views)

welcome blu.. ken ...   Thu Sep 18th, 2008 10:10 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Oldie but a goodie!!! (30 replies - 16618 views)

I agree Pam and just based on the 11th corps experience at Chancellorsville that tainted them in the eyes of many. Barlow was then ...   Thu Sep 18th, 2008 10:06 am

General Civil War Talk > what Went wrong At Gettysburg (104 replies - 27545 views)

Which Jackson....the jackson of the valley or the Jackson of the Seven days? :-) additional thoughts with the presence of Jackson the two ...   Wed Sep 17th, 2008 10:12 am

General Civil War Talk > what Went wrong At Gettysburg (104 replies - 27545 views)

Culps hill was the more important position than LRT in terms of the flanks...Old Pap Greene and COl Ireland just didnt have as good a ...   Mon Sep 15th, 2008 11:02 am

Robert E. Lee > Lee forced to surrender at Antietam? (24 replies - 19273 views)

I think it would have been very difficult to compell a surrender of the AoNV even had Porters men been used. It wouldn't have ...   Mon Sep 15th, 2008 10:55 am

Battle of Gettysburg > What was Hill & Heth trying to Prove? (11 replies - 7002 views)

I don't think it was a personal matter of trying to prove Pettigrew wrong. Rather I think it was a matter of not fully ...   Fri Sep 12th, 2008 12:11 pm

General Civil War Talk > New Gettysburg photos (10 replies - 2463 views)

Great site what a wonderful collection of pics..thanks for sharing.. ken ...   Fri Sep 12th, 2008 12:02 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What is your favorite amusement park ride???? (6 replies - 2069 views)

I remember going to Busch Gardens and riding the Loch NEss monster - like 100,623 yrs ago..what a cool roller coaster..dont know if its even ...   Tue Sep 9th, 2008 10:15 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Oldie but a goodie!!! (30 replies - 16618 views)

Ultimately accountability goes with command thus whichever corps commander one wants to take issue with, it reflects back on Lee. This is especially true ...   Mon Sep 8th, 2008 09:47 am

Civil War Preservation > Franklin's Charge (33 replies - 14832 views)

Great news thanks for sharing. By the Way Eric - great book "For Cause and Country" I enjoyed it very much.. ken ...   Sat Sep 6th, 2008 09:51 am

General Civil War Talk > what Went wrong At Gettysburg (104 replies - 27545 views)

Well that was kind of Danny boy's way of doing business. From a Gettysburg standpoint the subordinate who has the major gripe as far ...   Sat Sep 6th, 2008 09:45 am

General Civil War Talk > what Went wrong At Gettysburg (104 replies - 27545 views)

HE wasn't necessarily liked, but he was respected by much of the AOP officer corps... ken ...   Fri Sep 5th, 2008 10:00 am

Robert E. Lee > "If Practical"-- General Lee and Initiative (23 replies - 17250 views)

Another great book to read is Scott Bowden and Bill Ward's book "Last Chance for victory" which analyzes the if practable debate in depth...I highly ...   Thu Sep 4th, 2008 09:54 am

General Civil War Talk > what Went wrong At Gettysburg (104 replies - 27545 views)

As Pickett said "I think the Yankees had something to do with it".  Other than that Lee could have comitted Andersons division on the night ...   Thu Sep 4th, 2008 09:49 am

Other Eastern Theater > Battle of FT stedman (4 replies - 4238 views)

I don't think th ANV would have been able to follow it up and even had it been successful Grantwould have responded promptly and in ...   Mon Sep 1st, 2008 11:13 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Oldie but a goodie!!! (30 replies - 16618 views)

You want to talk about people in a snit...think of those 2nd corps boys - Ewell and company who didn't seem so eager to comply ...   Sun Aug 31st, 2008 12:07 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Oldie but a goodie!!! (30 replies - 16618 views)

If people are going to kill longstreet...bear in mind that the delayed start of the attack allowed Sickles to make his blunder. Otherwise The ANV ...   Sat Aug 30th, 2008 10:16 am

General Civil War Talk > Travelbrains (6 replies - 2468 views)

The title is "The Civil War Battlefield guide"it is like 20 bucks and put out by the Conservation fund. Read more at www.conservationfund.org ken ...   Wed Aug 27th, 2008 09:52 am

The Battle of Franklin > Hood's Options at Franklin.... (15 replies - 10726 views)

So Scofield slips away..at least Hood's army is intact..and just the movement nrth is going to make the federals come looking for him...then it become ...   Mon Aug 25th, 2008 11:26 am

Idle Chit-Chat > A Tribute To Those Killed By Drunk Drivers (5 replies - 2177 views)

Intense stuff ,- and if it gives just one person second thoughts before they do something stupid....   ken ...   Mon Aug 25th, 2008 11:21 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Gettysburg (6 replies - 3384 views)

I feel your pain on that one Dixie.  Sometimes getting to go to historical sites can be like pulling teeth.  Whenever I go anywhere, whoever ...   Fri Aug 22nd, 2008 11:42 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Gettysburg (6 replies - 3384 views)

No Dixie ? Wow Im surprised....Its well worth the trip :) ken ...   Thu Aug 21st, 2008 11:35 am

Civil War Preservation > The Battle of Monterey Pass (5 replies - 5551 views)

Great looking site I think Ill check the book out thanks' ken ...   Thu Aug 21st, 2008 11:34 am

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Gettysburg (6 replies - 3384 views)

Very lucky...  I used to go that often then the darn real world interfered... :)   Ken ...   Mon Aug 18th, 2008 11:22 am

General Civil War Talk > "Retreat" from Gettysburg (22 replies - 6664 views)

Welcome back it seems like you had a great time ( in gettysburg how could you not :) )I know what you mean about ...   Fri Aug 8th, 2008 09:56 am

The Battle of Shiloh > Battle of Shiloh Animation (10 replies - 9696 views)

Those are some really cool animations it really helps one visualize the battles... ken ...   Wed Aug 6th, 2008 09:42 am

The Battle of Shiloh > AS Johnston and the Battle of Shiloh (64 replies - 34211 views)

AS Johnston seems very comperable to Union general John Reynolds, alot of potential, not a tremendous amount actually achieved on the battlefield and both permanently ...   Fri Aug 1st, 2008 09:34 am

Introductions > Hi, New here! (10 replies - 3470 views)

Welcome Angel - I think you'll find here many others with your same interests and enough to determine that 1 you are not crazy or ...   Thu Jul 31st, 2008 09:50 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Mount Rushmore (30 replies - 8331 views)

A farmhouse on taneytown road..thats pretty sweet how long do you get to stay there? KEn ...   Wed Jul 30th, 2008 11:07 am

General Civil War Talk > Which general are you for real? (22 replies - 6265 views)

Cant do any worse than those we have running for office currently...     ken ...   Tue Jul 29th, 2008 09:32 am

Idle Chit-Chat > What is your favorite amusement park ride???? (6 replies - 2069 views)

A couple of really cool roller coasters at Hershey Park last year...There is like a million of them there so I don't remember the names....I ...   Mon Jul 28th, 2008 06:34 pm

General Civil War Talk > Which general are you for real? (22 replies - 6265 views)

stonewall here...Not a bad thing except that part about being shot by your own men..   ken ...   Mon Jul 28th, 2008 02:56 pm

Civil War Preservation > Civil War Battlefield Bill (4 replies - 4816 views)

Great stuff thanks for the info...   ken ...   Mon Jul 28th, 2008 11:17 am

General Civil War Talk > Heading to Gettysburg (18 replies - 4142 views)

The PCN Battlewalks are also great for overviews of certain areas...   ken ...   Mon Jul 28th, 2008 11:15 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Retreat from Gettysburg (5 replies - 7851 views)

The DVD is entitled "Retreat from Gettysburg: Lee Logistics and the Pennsylvania Campaign" and the web site you can order it from WWW.witnessinghistoryonline.net .    .there ...   Mon Jul 28th, 2008 11:11 am

Battle of Gettysburg > Retreat from Gettysburg (5 replies - 7851 views)

Get the DVD based on KMB's book  and Wittenburg and Petruzzi's book...one Continious Fight for a real taste of the Retreat fro Gettysburg...awesome stuff...   ken ...   Sun Jul 27th, 2008 11:55 am


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