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General Civil War Talk > Perryville (6 replies - 2233 views)

Another Western Theater under-appreciated, under-recognized crucial battle. Finally getting its due becaus of Noe and others, including Civil War Trust. Art Bagley ...   Tue May 8th, 2012 10:21 pm

Civil War Preservation > Allatoona Georgia (12 replies - 10757 views)

Holy cow! A (slightly) different Texas memorial! It's squatter than the usual one, tho it seems to be made of the same red granite and ...   Tue Mar 15th, 2011 06:56 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Is Ole Miss next? (7 replies - 5672 views)

David White wrote: Reds!!!  That is offensive to red blooded Americans.  In Colorado I might expect that in Boulder but not other places ;) I suppose ...   Tue Mar 15th, 2011 05:39 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Battlefield tour company announces support for Mason Dixon casino (3 replies - 3450 views)

Hi, Annie... Consider snowed-in days, when battlefield tramping is "right out," a rainy week when the field is a series of mudpits. There should be someplace ...   Tue Mar 15th, 2011 05:36 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Custer 170th Birthday Celebration Commemorative Ornaments/Program available. (5 replies - 4711 views)

To paraphrase Union Brigadier General Samuel Sturgis, "I don't care for George Armstrong Custer one pinch of owl dung!" Custer was an brash glory-seeker, vain to a ...   Tue Mar 15th, 2011 05:29 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 72712 views)

Return to Bull Run : the campaign and battle of Second Manassas by John Hennessy. Pope really was oblivious...and a horse's patoot! I like Samuel ...   Thu Nov 13th, 2008 10:28 pm

Civil War Preservation > Franklin's Charge (33 replies - 18680 views)

Well, I never heard from the folks at the Ringgold Railroad Depot, from whom I got the basic info back in the spring. Don't know ...   Wed Oct 22nd, 2008 04:57 pm

Civil War News/ Press Releases > Update Shiloh boundaries to expand (32 replies - 14713 views)

Probably couldn't be done, with attendant environmental and safety concerns, but having an 1862-style transport ship {stern- or side-wheel} moored at river's edge or a man-made ...   Tue Sep 30th, 2008 06:06 pm

Civil War Preservation > Franklin's Charge (33 replies - 18680 views)

For you Cleburne fans, there's to be a ceremony in October 2008 to unveil a new PRC bronze statue by Ron Tunison in Ringgold Georgia. Don't have a specific date ...   Wed Sep 24th, 2008 08:12 pm

General Civil War Talk > Vicksburg vs. Gettysburg (57 replies - 23771 views)

The Army of the Potomac finally won a big battle {despite arguments for a draw}. The soldiers felt really good about themselves and a bit ...   Tue Sep 23rd, 2008 06:40 pm

Civil War Preservation > Franklin's Charge (33 replies - 18680 views)

Don't know when I'll get back to Franklin, but enjoyed the hospitality there in 2000. The 1-acre property referred to -- was that near the ...   Mon Sep 22nd, 2008 05:37 pm

General Civil War Talk > Vicksburg vs. Gettysburg (57 replies - 23771 views)

My guess is "bacons" refers to "sides of bacon," rather than individualized "rations" of the meat. I'd also guess you get two sides per hog. The ...   Mon Sep 22nd, 2008 05:06 pm

William T. Sherman > Genreal sherman hero cold blooded killer (115 replies - 67479 views)

Could the source be the relatively new book about the retreat from Gettysburg? "Retreat from Gettysburg: Lee, Logistics, and the Pennsylvania Campaign" by Kent Masterson ...   Mon Sep 8th, 2008 04:41 pm

William T. Sherman > Genreal sherman hero cold blooded killer (115 replies - 67479 views)

And don't forget Phil Sheridan's legalized predations in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864. Basically the same as "Uncle Billy" in Georgia; Phil may even have ...   Fri Sep 5th, 2008 05:56 pm

General Civil War Talk > Missed opportunities/Biggest blunders (39 replies - 13140 views)

EAST: McClellan not crushing Lee at Sharpsburg WEST: Leaving Bragg in command too long ArtorBart ...   Fri Sep 5th, 2008 05:51 pm

General Civil War Talk > Some of my ACW battlefield pics (35 replies - 10260 views)

How's the fried okra and/or gumbo out thataway? Can't beat the seedy pods for a tasty complement to an entree of fried or blackened Mr. Whiskers! ArtorBart ...   Tue Aug 12th, 2008 02:30 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Florida Civil war sites (6 replies - 3856 views)

Hi there, younglobo... Ft. Myers to Atlanta is more than a day's drive; from Tampa it's about an 8 to 9 hour trip. Inside Atlanta is ...   Tue Aug 12th, 2008 02:36 am

Other Civil War Talk > Got Any Suggestions??? (11 replies - 4355 views)

There's an interesting supplemental volume to Ezra Warner's "Generals in Gray" aptly titled "More Generals in Gray" by Bruce S. Allardice. Just saw some $11.00 ...   Sat Jul 26th, 2008 04:51 am

General Civil War Talk > Your choice for command in the West (29 replies - 10748 views)

BloodyBob64... What time period are you talking about for naming this southern leader in the west? It may limit who we could pick from the eastern ...   Wed Jul 23rd, 2008 08:31 pm

Battle of Gettysburg > Attending Reenactments/Gettysburg 145th (21 replies - 15969 views)

Robert Lee Hodge would "Tsk, tsk, tsk" you, Albert, for cleaning your uniform. Did the dry cleaner's clerk wrinkle up his/her nose when you plopped ...   Mon Jul 14th, 2008 02:24 pm

George Meade > Thoughts on Meade? (22 replies - 29405 views)

G.G. Meade was an American citizen, born in Cadiz, Spain while his father served the U.S. as a naval agent. He was allowed into West ...   Fri Jun 13th, 2008 01:55 am

Battles and Campaigns > Does splitting the Eastern and Western campaigns work? (16 replies - 11612 views)

Hello, Kernow-Ox... Shelby Foote, in his trilogy, does an excellent job linking what was happening in the east with what was going on in the west; ...   Fri Jun 13th, 2008 01:24 am

General Civil War Talk > Some cool photos from Gettysburg yesterday! (17 replies - 4880 views)

Smart man!   ArtorBart ...   Tue Feb 19th, 2008 09:02 pm

General Civil War Talk > Some cool photos from Gettysburg yesterday! (17 replies - 4880 views)

Poster- or calendar-quality shot, VCW! Better copyright it before somebody steals it off of this site.   ArtorBart ...   Tue Feb 19th, 2008 03:45 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Best War Movie Ever (104 replies - 58247 views)

More of a "war's aftermath" movie: Theatrical Release {1946} : "The Best Years of Our Lives"  {Frederick March, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Hoagy Charmichael -- really!} TV/HBO ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 09:23 pm

Other Eastern Theater > Seven Days Battles...and Google Earth (6 replies - 7453 views)

I enjoyed walking down into the gully at Gaines Mill since it was a very hot day when I visited. Then, after huffing up the ...   Mon Feb 11th, 2008 12:00 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Feeling just a bit blue (19 replies - 6535 views)

Hello, Rob & All... I had been dreading the day I experienced my first colonoscopy, but it went off without a hitch. Very mild sedative/anaesthesia. Got ...   Wed Jan 2nd, 2008 09:28 pm

Other Civil War Talk > Author Bias (46 replies - 17471 views)

Hello, All... Quite the forensic debate topic here! Excellent points all 'round. Haven't seen Bruce Catton or Shelby Foote mentioned yet. How 'bout those guys? In my mind, ...   Wed Dec 5th, 2007 03:20 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > 1776 (4 replies - 3388 views)

Can y'all tell I've got nothing better to do and am plumbing the depths of CWi for something of interest? 1776, though historically inaccurate in many ...   Tue Nov 6th, 2007 06:36 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > What are earth is our System coming to (52 replies - 16607 views)

May have been a gun involved in the robberies. Some states have mandatory sentencing if a gun is used, if the gun is fired, ...   Thu Oct 25th, 2007 09:28 pm

General Civil War Talk > 10 Campaigns, 10 Books (2 replies - 3001 views)

Gettysburg Campaign "Gettysburg : A Testing of Courage," Noah Andre Trudeau, 2002   The Carolinas Campaign Title: This astounding close : the road to Bennett Place / Primary Material: Book Publisher: Chapel Hill : ...   Wed Oct 3rd, 2007 06:52 pm

The Battle of Franklin > Battle of Franklin (33 replies - 30907 views)

Thank you for the quick reply, Javal. I did not search far enough on this site for the review. I can send some business Eric's way.   ArtorBart/Librarian ...   Mon Sep 10th, 2007 09:24 pm

The Battle of Franklin > Battle of Franklin (33 replies - 30907 views)

A very under-"appreciated" battle. Can't wait 'til the eastern flank/golf course is reclaimed and interpreted. Visited Franklin in 2000. Hopefully the "link-up" of Pizza Hut ...   Mon Sep 10th, 2007 08:07 pm

Civil War Preservation > What is the CWPT Thinking (45 replies - 28984 views)

Those of you in the CWPT may already have read in the latest "Hallowed Ground" about the official opening of the 3rd Winchester bike paths ...   Fri Sep 7th, 2007 04:59 pm

Civil War Preservation > MOC Folly (21 replies - 16144 views)

I, too, am saddened by the split up of the collection of the MoC. However, there is the possibility that each of the three sections ...   Fri Sep 7th, 2007 04:54 pm

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