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General Civil War Talk > calvary (8 replies - 2619 views)

The Kentucky horse park had a Civil War exhibit a few years ago. It had a large part dedicated to the depots that rehabalitated mounts ...   Thu Feb 4th, 2010 02:08 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Artillery at the Battle of Gettysburg (20 replies - 15146 views)

Since we re discussing Gettysburd artillery. What is the opinion of the members as to the effect that Mead placing Gen. Hunt in charge of ...   Wed Feb 3rd, 2010 03:43 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Ammunition (7 replies - 5909 views)

Doc, The moulds may be ACW era bullet moulds. More than likely they are reporoductions. If they are round balls I doubt they would have been used ...   Thu Aug 27th, 2009 12:51 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > Ammunition (7 replies - 5909 views)

grizz 07, Without seeing the item I am guessing it is a shot put. You can check army ordinance records to determine what the size ...   Thu Aug 27th, 2009 12:39 pm

General Civil War Talk > Research Assistance (14 replies - 4636 views)

Another line you may wish to follow if your research has not already brought it up is that the need to conserve in the south ...   Fri Jul 31st, 2009 12:02 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Battery Hooper Days, Fort Wright, KY (just south of Cincinnati) Aug 22 and 23 (2 replies - 5363 views)

Thanks for posting Capt. We will put it on the calander. I will try to come during the dig also. We live about 60 miles ...   Thu Jul 30th, 2009 12:26 pm

General Civil War Talk > Research Assistance (14 replies - 4636 views)

CoryB , First question, The cotton warehouses beside the Visitor's center in Savanna were used as a hospital. They are now offices and class rooms ...   Thu Jul 30th, 2009 12:23 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Rental cabin at Gettysburg (4 replies - 4072 views)

Thanks Tim, Your memory is better than mine. Now I must put my ignorance on display. How do I find a PM for Regina? It ...   Thu Jul 16th, 2009 12:56 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Rental cabin at Gettysburg (4 replies - 4072 views)

Some time ago, apparantly longer than I thought someone posted about renting a small house or cabin that was behind the Round tops. Since we ...   Tue Jul 14th, 2009 01:46 pm

General Civil War Talk > Black Confederates (64 replies - 25211 views)

I must agree with Cleburne fan to be a member of the armed forces one would receive pay, be carried on a unit muster role, ...   Fri Jun 19th, 2009 01:09 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > It was Warren afterall! (18 replies - 9301 views)

The ledge used for an artillery platform runs parellel with Cemetery Ridge.  Because of that I doubt the guns could have been deployed even as ...   Thu May 14th, 2009 02:14 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > It was Warren afterall! (18 replies - 9301 views)

I am currently reading Twilight on LRT. It indicates Hazlett did manage to get six guns up there. Four were effectively deployed. I think even ...   Tue May 12th, 2009 12:54 pm

Introductions > New Member (3 replies - 2073 views)

I forgot to add I just found a fater and son who served in the 12th Va. calvary who are my relatives. The father was ...   Wed Apr 22nd, 2009 03:43 pm

Introductions > New Member (3 replies - 2073 views)

Welcome to the Buckeye state. Where were you living before? Although there are not alot of Confederate points of intrest here there are many points ...   Wed Apr 22nd, 2009 03:39 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Bits and Pieces from Gettysburg (11 replies - 5879 views)

Or we could do it the old fashined way using hogs, sheep and cattle. Goats although not in that much use originally would be cheaper to ...   Fri Apr 17th, 2009 06:06 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Civil War novel named finalist for 2008 Book of the Year (14 replies - 5291 views)

Thanks for saying what I felt Susan. As a male I didn't feel comfortable stating that  I really doubted a victorian southern lady would have ...   Mon Mar 30th, 2009 12:13 pm

Other Civil War Talk > BATTLE OF STONES RIVER MURFREESBORO TN (7 replies - 6848 views)

A mortal wound in post mortum writing would mean the wound was fatal. The initial triage determination of mortal would be a wound that was ...   Tue Mar 3rd, 2009 02:36 pm

Weapons of the Civil War > J.E.B. Stuarts cavalry rifle (7 replies - 5870 views)

If it were traceable it would have been issed to him while still in federal service, or possibly a private purchase shortly after his resignation.  ...   Wed Jan 14th, 2009 03:54 pm

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Vandalized (17 replies - 4707 views)

I am as outraged as anyone. Please understand I am just trying to offer a possible explaination. Vandalism is very difficult to investigate. Judging from ...   Wed Jan 14th, 2009 01:08 pm

General Civil War Talk > Christmas in the Civil War (8 replies - 2606 views)

Johan, do you recall the referance for the information on the 15th regiment? My G-Granddad served with then in Savana and I am always looking ...   Fri Dec 19th, 2008 01:45 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Christmas traditions? (44 replies - 11468 views)

While the children were home we got balled trees and then replanted them since we live in a woods there was always a place to ...   Tue Dec 2nd, 2008 12:39 pm

General Civil War Talk > Geology and Civil War Battles (11 replies - 3644 views)

I beleive the fact that Harker's troops had Colt revolving rifles allowing for vastly superior fire power also was a major factor in his ability ...   Mon Nov 24th, 2008 01:19 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Thanksgiving dinner (50 replies - 13611 views)

It is good over rice, mashed potatoes,corn bread or biscits. Po fokes has Po ways.  If you plan to put it over something you may ...   Tue Nov 18th, 2008 04:15 pm

General Civil War Talk > CSA or USA--better soldiers? (33 replies - 9400 views)

Just read Blood, Tears and Glory to realize that westerners, actually OHIOans won the ACW. Move over Ole I need some room under that desk!     ...   Tue Nov 18th, 2008 03:23 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Thanksgiving dinner (50 replies - 13611 views)

If you have at least three cups of left over turkey place in a crock pot with one can of cream of mushroom soup, ONION and ...   Tue Nov 18th, 2008 03:11 pm

General Civil War Talk > If You Would Like Kids to Know One Thing about the CW (Question from Pam C.) (62 replies - 15764 views)

Johan, you have referred to the Rambo mentality before. I understand what you are referring to. Too many times with students living history presenters get too ...   Tue Sep 23rd, 2008 12:45 pm

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Visitor Center (12 replies - 2712 views)

My understanding is that the resturant, book store, information booth, battlefield guides booth , restrooms would be accessible at no cost.  ...   Thu Sep 18th, 2008 07:07 pm

General Civil War Talk > Gettysburg Visitor Center (12 replies - 2712 views)

When I heard that it cost $8.00 for a 22 minute movie I felt it was excessive as most national parks have an orientation movie ...   Thu Sep 18th, 2008 04:33 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Oldie but a goodie!!! (30 replies - 17067 views)

Having recently completed The First Day by Phantz I got the impression that though Barlow was wrong to deploy on the high ground (as was ...   Thu Sep 18th, 2008 12:47 pm

General Civil War Talk > what Went wrong At Gettysburg (104 replies - 28199 views)

General Lee basically followed conventional military wisdom of the time when assaulting a triangle defense. The fish hook is a turn of the century term. As ...   Thu Sep 11th, 2008 06:31 pm

General Civil War Talk > If You Would Like Kids to Know One Thing about the CW (Question from Pam C.) (62 replies - 15764 views)

Prior to retiring as a State Trooper I did school programs (grade school) through our tropers organization. I did it on my own time as a volunter. ...   Wed Sep 3rd, 2008 02:13 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Favorite Place Names (52 replies - 11745 views)

I hate that I could not contribute Knockemstiff, Oh, but there is Gnawbome and Bean Blossom, In. We also have a cyropractor in town called ...   Tue Sep 2nd, 2008 08:20 pm

General Civil War Talk > Heading to Gettysburg (18 replies - 4182 views)

If you have not been to the top of the Pa. momument since all the trees have been cleared by all means do it! Last ...   Fri Jul 25th, 2008 08:40 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Attending Reenactments/Gettysburg 145th (21 replies - 13552 views)

You should check at the visitor's center for the National Parks programs. There are special programs given during the anniversarys. They also present living history ...   Wed Jul 2nd, 2008 01:48 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > The Supremes finally got one right (16 replies - 4125 views)

Bama,when I retired my duty weapon was a Sig in .40 S/W. Since it was less than two years old I had to pay full ...   Fri Jun 27th, 2008 01:22 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg 2008 (31 replies - 17258 views)

You are 100% right Ken. No one wants to remember the Jackson of seven days. It is much easier to credit the tactics genius, the ...   Thu Jun 26th, 2008 12:51 pm

General Civil War Talk > Civil War Collecting (21 replies - 7978 views)

If you want to really dig into collecting a good place to start would be civilwarfakebusters.com. This site has many long time collectors, diggers and ...   Wed Jun 25th, 2008 01:27 pm

Abraham Lincoln > Abraham Lincoln (93 replies - 38154 views)

Right on Joe. We all need to realize that we will not change long held personal beleifs. We do need to allow a fair and ...   Thu Jun 19th, 2008 02:50 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Gettysburg 2008 (31 replies - 17258 views)

Bama, My wife and I really enjoyed the Eisenhower farm also. Our guide said the pumps were purchased when the Citgo station closed in town ...   Thu Jun 12th, 2008 02:03 pm

Other History > Real American Heroes - What we owe them (7 replies - 5821 views)

As always well written, and thoughtfull MA. We have the luxuary of disagreeing with the governments policies. Those folks impliment it because it is their ...   Mon May 12th, 2008 01:35 pm


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