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General Lee Did Say It Wasn’t General Longstreet’s Fault!

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The following is an excerpt from “Longstreet's Courier—Memorable Words of Confederate Leaders--A Time when they were Sorely Tried--What Might Have Been--The Part Played by Hood” by William Youngblood, of Alabama:

For many years I have thought of writing out for the...

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What did your relatives do during the Civil War . . . instead of fighting?


155 posts on this interesting thread! Good conversation, interesting stories, A great thread to...

CW Talk Christmas Cards Let See What You Got This Year

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For the past few years I have challenged everyone to post their special CW Talk Christmas Cards. Lets see what our members have this year so get to work and lets see what the Holiday Season brings.

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Gunstock damage.. Do I repair it or leave it alone

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Is it practical and even wise to do any stock repair on an original gun??
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I am looking at an 1861 Springfield that is missing some wood that has been chipped out right behind the nose cap. It would otherwise be a fine musket and a shame the wood is missing here. The damage is old and wood is somewhat darkened so I...

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