Artis Avis, the Confederate Airplane
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Hello to everybody!

I am sorry to disturb, but I am currently looking for information and (possibly) images about the “confederate flying machine” that the Mississippian Richard Oglesby Davidson claimed to have invented in the years before the Civil War, and which appeared in the National Geographic DVD-documentary of the same...

Trivia Question 7-15-19 Who Am I?

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My Grandfather made the midnight right before Lexington and Concord. I was mortally wounded in battle for the Union. Who am I?

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ECW: May the force be with you, Dr. Letterman

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Dr. Jonathan Letterman

The topic of my thesis is Doctor Jonathan Letterman, Medical Director of the Army of the Potomac from July 1862 to January 1864. He was really a terrific thinker, and one with whom I can live for a...

150th Franklin, TN

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Never seen a event from a drone... small in scale but you look at maps they where staggered.. BTW thats a former golf course that's been reclaimed … next to Carnton Plantation now known as the Eastern Flank battle field park... was there a few times doing LH demos video is very moving …. but heres the video enjoy - Steven...

Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg

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I thought I'd share some photos I took around the site of General Lee's headquarters during my recent visit to Gettysburg. I suppose these can supplement the great photos ARW posted a couple of weeks ago.


From behind the home (that is, on the north side of it), federal artillery raked...
Colt Army Model 1860 Wedge Assembly
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Quick question regarding wedge assembly. Is this the correct orientation for the wedge spring, i.e. concave surface up with thick spring end to the left (same side as thick end of wedge)? I purchased this revolver with the wedge inserted/jammed upside down. Thanks for the help!



CWDigitalDigest Scythe and Reaper - Vol. III, Episode 18

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Published on Aug 30, 2017

This episode we are joined by Debra Reid, Curator of Agriculture and the Environment at The Henry Ford, and hosted by the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. Deb educates us about the history of the scythe and reaper in the 19th century. The scythe...

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