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The Most Remarkable Survivor of the Civil War.
Jacob C. Miller, August 4, 1840-January 13, 1917. formerly a private in company K 9th Indiana Vol. Inf. was wounded in the head near the Brock Field at the Battle of Chickamauga on the morning of ...
by Rhea Cole
Why did the north want to end slavery during the civil war
why did the north want to end slavery during the civil war
by Guest
What was the nickname for the north during the civil war?
What was the nickname for the north during the civil war?
by Guest
How many rounds could be fired from a civil war musket rifle?
How many rounds could be fired from a civil war musket rifle?
by Guest
The economic causes of the civil war
I have lately come to the opinion that slavery per se had nothing to do with starting the war, rather, economics is at the heart of the issue. The South was a voting bloc in the Congress and ...
by Seamuson
Looking for help identifying a Civil War era sword -
I am new to this forum but I am finally getting around to trying to properly identify a Civil War era sword giving to me by my Dad. The only history I have on it was that he purchased it off someone ...
by crashryan
Where can I purchase an authentic Civil War flag from the Wa...
Where can I purchase an authentic Civil War flag from the War years? I've seen some at re-enactments, specifically Gettysburg last year. But now I’m stationed in Germany so I won't be making it ...
by Guest
Phenomenal Women: Unsung Heroes of the American Civil War
So much focus has been paid to the courageous men who fought brilliantly on both sides of the war, that we tend to forget the war efforts of the women who were left behind, and the enormous ...
by Taylor
Nicknames from the Civil War
In book," The Language of the Civil War "the author, John D. Wright has many nicknames for people, units and places. He gives the nickname and some background. Just thought I would share some of them ...
by N. Cook
Mourning Etiquette of the American Civil War: Paint It Black
Deep mourning clothing (Veil on top of bonnet was lowered over face while in public) The process of mourning during the American Civil War was recognized by a sophisticated set of rules that ...
by Taylor
Where can I sell my Civil War Signed/Numbered prints?
does anyone know of a place where I can sell my Dale Gallon, Joe Umble, and Keith Rocco signed and numbered prints?
by Guest
The Civil War's Influence On The Life Theodore Roosevelt
View of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession, April 25, 1865, showing the home of Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt at the corner of Broadway and Union Square in New York. Two children are ...
by EastTennessee1948
Time Life Civil War Series for Sale
Would anyone be interested in buying my Time Life Civil War Complete Set Series - I have both the thin grey books and the thick black books. Email me if you are interested. <email>
by Richie58
Slavery: The Root Cause of the Civil War
It says a lot that 150 years after the fact there is still a significant degree of debate on the role of slavery in causing the most momentous conflict in our country's history. I feel there is a ...
by Ajhall
Original civil war grave marker
I realize u can't put a price tag on a original civil war grave marker but just how much would one b wort day for instance. Not being disrespectful just curious
by Boo
What if the British had entered the Civil War?
Since Ajhall has convinced me that “What if can be fun” here is my first shoot over the bow. As most if not all of us know the Confederate States of America (CSA) wanted to get England to ...
by Ron S.
The Civil War's Version Of Bonnie And Clyde : Keith and Malinda Blaylock Union Partisans or Yankee ...
It all depended on the side one was on ! William McKesson "Keith" Blaylock and Sarah Malinda Pritchard were born in the mid-late 1830's in the shadow of Grandfather Mountain in western NC. ...
by EastTennessee1948
Why did North want to end slavery during the Civil War?
Why did North want to end slavery during the Civil War?
by Guest
Identifying Real/Replica Civil War Sword-Palmetto Armory
Looking to sell a sword, but I do not know anything about it. Palmetto Armory - 1863 - CSA - Columbia, SC Is this sword real from the time period or simply a replica?> I have attached some ...
by Mark
Need Help Identifying a Civil War Dress Sword
I inherited the attached Civil War dress and wanted to know what type of sword it is. The story is that it came from my Great Grandfather Colonel John Miller, but I have not verified this. Any ...
by C Miller
Different ethnicities that fought in the American Civil War
Cherokee Confederates reunion in New Orleans, 1903 Vale wrote: I was wondering if anyone could tell me about the different ethnicities (Jewish, African American, Native American, Italian, ...
by fstroupe
What was the maximum range for muzzleloaders during the American Civil War?
As usual, a question like this boils down to "the county agent's answer" to everything... IT DEPENDS. The Whitworth could indeed be deadly to 1500 yards or even further, but deadly is not the ...
by macreverie
Civil War Kepi.... Is it Real???
My son's aunts recently found this Kepi and purchased it. The person they purchased it from said it was in their family a long time, but little was known about it. To the untrained eye, it looks to ...
by General Hazen
Did the soldiers in the Civil War have a choice to fight.?
Did the soldiers in the Civil War have a choice to fight.?
by Guest
Funny Civil WAr stories
A tall tale ... The tallest (Per this story) man in the Union Army was Capt. David Van Buskirk of the 27th Indiana Regiment who stood 6 feet 11 inches and weighed 380 pounds. He was captured in 1862 ...
by Mike D.
Civil War Medicine, Part 1: Trauma Care then and Now
In a large city, a man is shot in the abdomen by someone with a handgun, puncturing one of his kidneys and piercing his bowel in two places, and in his leg, shattering his shin bone. Thus starts ...
by Ajhall
3 most important aspects of Civil War to understand
Need help on this. "From the perspective of a student of American history, what are the 3 most important aspects of the Civil War to understand? Why are they the MOST important?" Does anyone know? ...
by shun
To what extent was slavery the main cause of the Civil War?
to what extent was slavery the main cause of the Civil War?
by Guest
Unusual Civil War Mascots : "Old Douglas"
Future Confederate President, Jefferson Davis was a strong proponent of a program called "The Texas Camel Experiment", while Secretary of War under President Franklin Pierce. The purpose was to ...
by EastTennessee1948
Civil War Documentaries
Could Ken Burn's Civil War be one of, if not the best, all around documentary ever made about the ACW? I have watched quite a few, but haven't found anything so engaging as this. Civl war seems to ...
by 126th Illinois
Was Total War necessary to win the Civil War?
Was Total War necessary to win the Civil War?
by Guest
Need to identify a civil war sword
i need to know what its worth, etc. any help at all would be greatly appreciated. thanks much http://www.americancivilwarforum.com
by amos
Maine in the Civil War: Mud, Whiskey and the 2nd Maine Infantry
Author's Note: This is an exact copy of an AmericanCivilWarForum post I did last fall. I offer it here as an addition to my occasional Maine in the Civil War blog. By all accounts, the Union Army ...
by Ajhall
If the British had entered the American Civil War, would it have altered the outcome?
English participation in the Civil War would have been decisive in my opinion. There would not have been great invasions to or from Canada. Instead, the union would be blockaded and the CSA's ...
by beernoser
What does the stamping DFM mean on civil war swords
I have owned many civil war swords but now i see a sword with the letters stamped DFM with the location on the blade where one would usually see the Manufacturers name like "Ames Company . Help ...
by britrecko
Sword marks on civil war sword
Can anyone tell me what theses marks mean. They are stamped in brass handle Thanks. Steve http://www.
by Sword marks
Recruitment during the Civil War
The only time that 19th century American military recruiting policy and practice would have been anything like that of the modern day would have been in the case of US regular army. US regulars ...
by macreverie
Regimental flags, & Banners of the American Civil War
I intend this tread to grow with the help of forum members & guests. Lets post images of our favorite or interesting, CW battleflags to this thread. Lets see the variety we can 'collect' here & ...
by Mike D.
What was a nick name given to the north during the civil war
What was a nick name given to the north during the civil war
by Guest

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