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For Discussions on Civil War Era Personalities, Politics, Issues, Campaigns, Battles, and more. Serious Civil War Discussions Only Please! All other posts will be deleted.
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Secession, Politics, & Debates (Moderated)

Was it Slavery, or was it States Rights? Perhaps it was the election of Lincoln? What were the real reasons for Southern Secession and what were the political issues in this time of war? Find your answers here in the Secession and Politics Disussion.
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Weapons & Ammunition

The forum to Discuss Civil War Muskets, Carbines, Revolvers, Repeaters, Artillery, Reproductions Arms, their Ammunition, and more.
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Period Photos & Examinations

From Mathew Brady to today's pest battlefield and reenactment photographs, this forum is dedicated to the strangest, the most beautiful, and most horrible images of the American Civil War.
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Contemporary Photos of Sites & Events

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Uniforms & Relics

A place to discuss everything from dug items to museum pieces. Relic Hunters, show off your finds here!
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The Haversack - Special Features

War Between the States Trivia Game

Play our Daily Civil War Trivia Game for all visitors and members! If you enjoy trivia, and you are a student or fan of the American Civil War, check out our latest question and post your answer! New players are welcome to join in at any time!
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Reenactors Forum

A discussion for reenactors of the blue and gray in the 1860s era.
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Book, Movie, & TV Discussion Tent

Post a book review of a period book, or discuss your favorite period movie.
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Researching Your Civil War Ancestry

Do you have a distant relative who fought in the Civil War? Would you like to find out if you do? This is the discussion for you!
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The Quartermaster's Desk

On This Day

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The Civil War from A to Z

A community project for an index of Civil War Terms and their definitions. Common words and slang of the period, technical terms, biographical information, weapons, battles, nicknames, medical terms, and reenactment terminology are all defined.
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Sutlers & Soldiers Classified Ads

Want to sell your Civil War stuff? Want to buy Civil War Stuff? Post your desires here! Looking to join, or recruit for a Civil War Reenacting Unit? You can make those posts here too!
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Officer's Tent

CWT Announcements

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