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Jul
13
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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What important photographer was referred to as "The Matthew Brady of the Confederacy" Some of his prominent works were of R.E. Lee & JEB Stuart.
Who was he?

credit: @JOHN42768

Bonus: Some people might say I was the inspiration of the movie character Katie Scarlett O’Hara (Gone with the Wind). My half-brother had something to do with shipping cotton and war supplies from Great Britain to the CSA and maybe he had something...
Jul
12
by Allie at 8:53 AM
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For pie day!

This is the oldest recipe I have, written in my great-grandmother's writing. That makes it post-war but possibly before the turn of the century. Trying to estimate the date, I note the precise measurements, which weren't usual until after the war, but there is still no heat setting on the oven. According to my grandmother, her mother preferred to cook on her old wood stove long after a newer gas...
Jul
12
by ami at 11:31 AM
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3rdBiannual Photo Contest!

Be sure to read the rules, the rules are different from the PotM contest

Rules:

1) Each Member may submit one (1) photo per monthly contest.
2) The person submitting the photo must be the photographer.
***3) Photo must have been taken...
Jul
12
by gormer at 4:48 PM
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It was just me and this bird and the Missouri boys at the McGavock Confederate Cemetery one morning last week, and I happened to catch him at the moment he decided to start wheeling around the sky. It was a good day.
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