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  1. P.B. Speegle

    Battle of Crampton’s Gap

    Does anyone know if there are any existing portions of the stone wall the confederates formed there line of battle behind, located along the western side mountain church road.
  2. JPK Huson 1863

    Pontoons At Fredericksburg, Army Engineers Float The Battle

    Second favorite pontoon bridge image, ( apparently ) from 1862, Fredericksburg. Using it because engineers employed canal boats in lieu of pontoon boats to throw one of the bridges there across the Rappahannock. You use what you have. Not the one constructed under fire... Anyone keep seeing...
  3. gentlemanrob

    CS Ryan, William A.

    William A. Ryan Born: 1840 Birthplace: Alabama Father: Martin K. Ryan 1809 – 1872 (Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Texas) Mother: Nancy C. Ryan 1819 – 1873 (Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Texas) Wife: Rosine Ryan Civil War Career: 1862: Adjutant for 18th Texas Cavalry Regiment 1862...
  4. gentlemanrob

    CS -Captain John Richard Bonner - Officers at Battle of Bentonville

    John Richard Bonner: Born: August 7, 1840 Birthplace: Jones County Georgia Father: Oliver Hazard Perry Bonner 1816 – 1880 (Buried: Bonner Cemetery No. 1 Milledgeville Georgia) Mother: Sarah Ann Phillips Turk 1820 – 1846 (Buried: Bonner Cemetery No. 1 Milledgeville Georgia) Wife: Mary Julia...
  5. gentlemanrob

    ★★★ -Colonel Morton Gilmour Galloway - Lt. Colonel at Battle of Bentonville

    Morton Gilmour Galloway: Born: 1836 Birthplace: Winchester Virginia Father: Richard Lee Galloway Sr. 1783 – 1858 (Buried: Mount Holly Cemetery Little Rock Arkansas) Mother: Marie Watts Ashton 1792 – 1854 (Buried: Mount Holly Cemetery Little Rock Arkansas) Education: Attended Western Military...
  6. gentlemanrob

    ★★★ -Colonel Martin Augustus Oatis - Major at the Battle of Bentonville

    Martin Augustus Oatis: Born: April 2, 1833 Birthplace: Mississippi Father: John Henry Oatis 1795 – 1863 (Buried: Oatis Cemetery Jefferson Davis County Mississippi) Mother: Mary William Buckley 1795 – 1886 (Buried: Oatis Cemetery Jefferson Davis County Mississippi) 1st Wife: Helen L. Teunisson...
  7. John Wolf Smith

    Does anyone have a good CSA order of battle for The Carolinas Campaign?

    Does anyone have a good CSA order of battle for The Carolinas Campaign (The 89,270 soldiers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida)
  8. gentlemanrob

    CS Dixon, John Abernathy

    John Abernathy Dixon Born: September 20, 1830 Birthplace: Alabama Father: Mixon Draper Dixon 1802 – 1855 (Buried: Sibley Cemetery, Sibley, Louisiana) Mother: Miriam DeVane 1801 – 1852 (Buried: Sibley Cemetery, Sibley, Louisiana) Wife: Martha Effijane Hogan 1838 – 1917 (Buried: Longstreet...
  9. gentlemanrob

    ★★★ Coltart, John Gordon

    John Gordon Coltart Born: January 27, 1826 Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama Father: Samuel Coltart 1794 – 1873 (Buried: Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, Alabama) Mother: Jane Wilson 1802 – 1868 (Buried: Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, Alabama) Occupation before War: Book Seller, Druggist...
  10. DixieRifles

    Nashville Battle of Brentwood, March 25, 1863

    Brentwood is an expensive sub-division of Nashville. I did not know about any battle there even though this area was occupied and changed hands many times during the war. I would like to know more. Since the Wikipedia article is short, I just copied it. Would like to know more about it and...
  11. Cody C. Engdahl

    $.99/£.99 Kindle Sale: Rampage on the River: The Battle for Island No. 10

    Don’t worry, Sam, you’re in the sequel. Book 1 on sale: $.99 or £.99 in the US and the UK through March 28! Rampage on the River: The Battle for Island No. 10 (2nd Michigan Cavalry Chronicles: Book 1)
  12. gentlemanrob

    CS -Lt. Colonel Osceola Kyle - Officers at Battle of Bentonville

    Osceola Kyle: Born: February 26, 1837 Birthplace: Wetumpka Alabama Father: William Sheridan Kyle (Buried: Wetumpka City Cemetery Wetumpka Alabama) Mother: Janetta Waddell McClung 1807 – 1879 (Buried: Wetumpka City Cemetery Wetumpka Alabama) 1st Wife: Mary Jane Metcalfe 1847 – 1873 (Buried...
  13. John Wolf Smith

    Does anyone have information/order of battle on Union Armies in early 1862?

    What I need information on in the Trans Mississippi Theater. -Army of the Southwest -Department of Missouri -Department of Southwest Missouri -Fremont's Army of the West -Forces in California -Forces under John W. Davidson in St Louis -Forces under Steele in Missouri -Department of New Mexico
  14. John Wolf Smith

    Does anyone have information/order of battle on Union Armies in early 1862?

    What I need information on in the West and Southern Theaters, -Army of the Tennessee -Army of Ohio -Army of the Mississippi -Forces in West Virginia -Forces in Kentucky -Forces in SC and NC -Forces in LA or The Army of the Gulf
  15. N

    What do you believe was Meade’s best strategy in winning the battle of Gettysburg?

    I believe sending Buford’s Cavalry with the Spencer Rifles , followed by Reynold’s with the iron brigade on July 1st with the Sharpe’s rifles provided superior firepower were it was most needed . General Oates of the 15th Alabama wrote Joshua Chamberlain in 1888. General Oates wrote the the...
  16. gentlemanrob

    Battle of Aiken Reenactment Pictures

    Back in February I attended the reenactment at Aiken South Carolina below are some of the pictures from the reenactment.
  17. infomanpa

    Hunterstown cavalry battle

    On July 2, 1863, there was a cavalry engagement during the battle of Gettysburg. While looking for interpretive markers, the monument to General Custer was the only one that I could find, which was north of the battle site. Has anyone found anything at the actual skirmish location, south of town?
  18. G

    Battle Drum...ID to John Bogle 11th Mass

    Some of you know that I have been given some Civil War items, which is great. I collect just Ben Butler items but opening up the boxes with this stuff is like Christmas. Anyway, thought this section would appreciate the snare drum from 2nd Manassas as well as other battles, he got sick and...
  19. G

    Research Posting of Remaining Corporals in Line of Battle

    I know the following about Corporals in an infantry Company during the American Civil War: 1) There are eight Corporals per Company, under the assumption of a Company at full or near-full strength 2) Corporals follow the Height Order of the formation of a Company, as do the Privates 3) All...
  20. Woods-walker

    Battlefield Churches

    During the civil war, many churches were pressed into service as field hospitals, recruiting centers, headquarters, places of temporary refuge and as defining landmarks on crudely drawn maps. If you were to mention the names Dunker, Wilderness Baptist, Salem Baptist, Shiloh Church or Christ...
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