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    As pointed out elsewhere on this forum, Civil War...

    As pointed out elsewhere on this forum, Civil War reenacting is not just one hobby. Baseball provdes an excellent example of the multiple layers of a sport with one generic overarching name:

    a....
  2. Thread: Lincoln

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    What I learned from watching "Lincoln": 1....

    What I learned from watching "Lincoln":

    1. White Union soldiers were just stupid hicks who couldn't recite the entire Gettysburg Address if their lives depended on it.

    2. Black Union soldiers...
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    That's a roll-playing game, Rob. Its neither a...

    That's a roll-playing game, Rob. Its neither a reenacement or living history.
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    Whoever wrote that probably confused it with the...

    Whoever wrote that probably confused it with the following year, August 31, 1862. 2nd Manassas had just occured the day before and Ox Hill (Chantilly) would happen on September 1.
  5. Cool. Now I can go buy sweatshop goods made in...

    Cool. Now I can go buy sweatshop goods made in Asia with more convenience whenever I visit the Wilderness. God bless America.

    That capitalism thing isn't working too good is it? There is a...
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    Keep in mind that there is second Gettysburg...

    Keep in mind that there is second Gettysburg cyclorama (a near exact copy of the first) at Wake-Forest University which is seeking a permanent home.
  7. Its all part of the inevitable decline of a once...

    Its all part of the inevitable decline of a once great nation.
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    After the war, with no where else to go, many...

    After the war, with no where else to go, many victims relocated to the U.S. As good a reason as any, I suppose, to have a Holocaust museum in the U.S.., on the mall... within spitting distance of...
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    The Life magazine photos of Hitler were...

    The Life magazine photos of Hitler were interesting.
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    >>"In a report released on March 18, the ...

    >>"In a report released on March 18, the
    Pennsylvania Historical and Museum
    Commission (PHMC) recommended that
    the Fort Pitt Museum be closed and the
    artifacts it holds be removed."<<
    ...
  11. Actually, this sounds like a good idea. Make...

    Actually, this sounds like a good idea. Make more of an impact if you could get a bunch of reenactors walking down the shoulder of Rt. 20. 25.... 50.... 100.... that would get Wal-Mart's...
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    "You must log in to see this page." Dang thing...

    "You must log in to see this page."

    Dang thing is invisible.
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    It is very easy to make that kind of typo. It is...

    It is very easy to make that kind of typo. It is also very silly when someone points it out espcially when they bring nothing else to the discussion.
  14. It is amazing how few on these boards can...

    It is amazing how few on these boards can understand irony, even when a cartoon picture of Yosemite Sam is right next to the screen name.

    The state has nothing to do with the cemtery. They even...
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    I've always thought that a new Civil War TV show...

    I've always thought that a new Civil War TV show should be made about Richard Blazer's Independent Union Scouts and how they outsmarted the rebels and "(lighted) down upon 'em like a hawk on a...
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    Reenactment improvement suggestions: 1) Stop...

    Reenactment improvement suggestions:

    1) Stop passing judgement
    2) Accept others as they are
    3) Accept yourself as you are
    4) Be nice to everyone in thought, word and deed
    5) Keep repeating:...
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    Reenactors think nothing of the fact that during...

    Reenactors think nothing of the fact that during events they are loading with imaginary bullets and using imaginary ramrods. Dismounted cavalry don't seem to have a problem imagining their horses...
  18. Thread: Why not?

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    Huh? What are you talking about?

    Huh? What are you talking about?
  19. Thread: Got it BAD

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    I couldn't hold down a job if reenacting was in...

    I couldn't hold down a job if reenacting was in my every waking thought.
  20. * Whew! * Thanks. * PowerPoint has ruined...

    * Whew!
    * Thanks.
    * PowerPoint has ruined me.
    ...- Must read in "bullets"
  21. Too long to spend time on. Reader's Digest...

    Too long to spend time on. Reader's Digest version, please.
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    Public relations. Maybe they wanted to make sure...

    Public relations. Maybe they wanted to make sure they didn't hire another card-carrying Klansman like Gustave Borglum who did Mount Rushmore and the North Carolina Monument at Gettysburg. Pickin' a...
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    Imagine there's no Heaven It's easy if you try ...

    Imagine there's no Heaven
    It's easy if you try
    No h&ll below us
    Above us only sky
    Imagine all the people
    Living for today

    Imagine there's no countries
    It isn't hard to do
    Nothing to...
  24. Rote memorization of facts and dates has not been...

    Rote memorization of facts and dates has not been a part of our "educational" system in years. Not that it matters. History isn't even taught in public schools anymore anyway.
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    A comment from the Savannah Daily Morning News ...

    A comment from the Savannah Daily Morning News in regard to the second national "stainless banner" CS flag: "As a people, we are fighting to maintain the Heaven ordained supremacy of the white man...
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