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    Unfortunately, our forum names are permanent and...

    Unfortunately, our forum names are permanent and cannot be changed.
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    I recognize that passage from John M. Priest in...

    I recognize that passage from John M. Priest in Antietam: The Soldier's Battle, an excellent book. He also has a book on South Mountain that is worth reading.

    Cpt. Samuel D. Buck of the 13th...
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    Here's my idea: not only should it cost more...

    Here's my idea: not only should it cost more tickets to die out of formation, but it should also cost more tickets to die in melee mode. We would see a lot less stupid bayonet charges (and units...
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    Hess cited a field surgeon who claimed for the...

    Hess cited a field surgeon who claimed for the entire duration of the war, he never saw a single bayonet wound.

    I don't know what could be done that wasn't gamey, to prevent groups from volleying...
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    Alabamian here. The Germans in our community (8th...

    Alabamian here. The Germans in our community (8th AL and 18th NC on the Confederacy) are very active in the afternoon time slot and they are an absolute pleasure to fight alongside with. They...
  6. Sticky: Very few of the active and lasting clans in this...

    Very few of the active and lasting clans in this community are terribly particular about your attendance so long as you aren't hungry for promotion. When I was Captain of a company of infantry, I...
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    I'm reminded now of the Louisiana Zouaves, whose...

    I'm reminded now of the Louisiana Zouaves, whose early war flag depicted a baby lamb, and above it the text, "Gentle as a..."

    :p
  8. Thank you for sharing! A little more information...

    Thank you for sharing! A little more information that maybe you are already aware of,

    He was rec'd at Howard's Grove hospital in Richmond with a case of jaundice on Sept. 13, 1862 and was...
  9. It is exactly the same flag and was received at...

    It is exactly the same flag and was received at the same time, and both were carried into the cornfield and I believe both were also lost there. The 1st Texas flag is now in the Texas Archives and is...
  10. This flag is known as the Cotton Issue and the...

    This flag is known as the Cotton Issue and the 18th Georgia, and possibly the entirety of Hood's Brigade, received theirs May 1862.

    The field was crimson, the bars were a light blue, and somewhat...
  11. Thread is very nicely designed.

    Thread is very nicely designed.
  12. Congratulations, Saris! I have enjoyed our too...

    Congratulations, Saris! I have enjoyed our too infrequent encounters on the field, doing voiceover work for you, etc., and I am looking forward to seeing 1st Texas receive it's proper Wigfall flag...
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    Artillerists Goggles

    This caption was recovered via Pinterest, apparently from an eBay auction:

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    Artillery Goggles recovered from the Antietam Battlefield at a hospital site. They were used to protect the...
  14. Draw distance is also a concern that I have had...

    Draw distance is also a concern that I have had for quite some time, and especially now with artillery incoming.

    I've attached a picture of the absolute maximum draw distance of enemy infantry...
  15. Good presentation. Very best, Chaplain...

    Good presentation.

    Very best,
    Chaplain Bradley
    Pelham's Battery
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    Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
  17. Re: Effectiveness of Artillery My hope is that...

    Re: Effectiveness of Artillery

    My hope is that the effectiveness of artillery, and specifically the lethality of shells, is not determined exclusively on the basis of our batteries' performance on...
  18. Looking great. I'm glad to see the angle is...

    Looking great. I'm glad to see the angle is displayed to eventually facilitate long range firing in accordance with the limber chart.

    I hope future releases do include the pendulum sight, covering...
  19. Cool picture!

    Cool picture!
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    Sticky: http://scvtuscaloosa.org/worpelham/pelhambump2.jpg...

    http://scvtuscaloosa.org/worpelham/pelhambump2.jpg
    Confederate Battery at Dunker Church
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    http://scvtuscaloosa.org/worpelham/cg-thanks.png...

    http://scvtuscaloosa.org/worpelham/cg-thanks.png

    Big thanks to Campfire Games for updating our battery name on Company Tool! After speaking with A.P. Hill, I've also updated my "literature" here...
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    That's pretty awesome, thanks for sharing! ...

    That's pretty awesome, thanks for sharing!

    I'm doing my MA on Confederate Chaplains, hoping to expand to include Union chaplains as well, eventually.

    - Chaplain Bradley, Pelham's Bty
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    Congrats on One year and here's to many more!

    Congrats on One year and here's to many more!
  24. I'd love if CA actually did a Total War for the...

    I'd love if CA actually did a Total War for the Civil War.
  25. Thank you!

    Thank you!
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