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 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Early At Cedar Creek

 Post subject: Early At Cedar Creek
Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:38 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 555

For many years after the war it was believed that the Confederates blew their chance for a complete rout of Sheridan's army at Cedar Creek when the famished, poorly equipped and unruly rebel soldiers stopped to rummage through the Union camps which had just been overrun. Jubal Early's official repor...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Lieutenant General Dale Carpiaux retires

Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:01 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 460

Always sad to see veteran officers retire from the colors, no matter their club allegiance. Yet the fact that they served for so long and provided the camaraderie, leadership and determination to make the club stronger and better will always be remembered. Good luck to you, Dale, in all of your futu...

 Forum: JTS/HPS Campaign Peninsula   Topic: Buck and Ball

 Post subject: Re: Buck and Ball
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:54 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 1190

Here's a decent study paper on Civil War muskets vs rifles for download as a pdf. (Sorry for the long winded link, but our forum won't accept straight pdf uploads.)

 Forum: JTS General Comments and Questions   Topic: Emplaced Guns

 Post subject: Re: Emplaced Guns
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:40 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 356

Well, if that's not an example of a senior moment, I don't know what is!!! :oops:

 Forum: JTS General Comments and Questions   Topic: Emplaced Guns

 Post subject: Emplaced Guns
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:29 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 356

In some of the games emplaced guns are neither permitted to move nor change facing. I understand the former, but not the latter. Ought not an emplaced gun be able to swivel at least one hexside, right or left of its center facing? Or is this something not possible within the engine mechanics?

 Forum: JTS/HPS Campaign Peninsula   Topic: Buck and Ball

 Post subject: Re: Buck and Ball
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:14 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 1190

In his book, To the Gates Of Richmond , Steven Sears writes that at the Battle of Savage Station the 5th Vermont suffered particularly heavy casualties, nearly half of its men, after Smith's Vermont Brigade (commanded by William T. H. Brooks) charged the Confederate line in the woods south of the Wi...

 Forum: American Civil War   Topic: L. VanLoan Naisawald's "Grape and Canister"

Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:45 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 594

Not to worry, Scott! It might take me three or four years to reply to a posting, but yes I've a copy of Naisawald's excellent book. I picked it up some time back as a member of the History Book Club. I'll have to pull it down for a re-read, but I recall it to be most informative.

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Union Army Report, November-December, 2018

Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 4:24 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 512


 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Like a Bad Penny ...

 Post subject: Re: Like a Bad Penny ...
Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:17 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 1256

"DE DUBYA's BACK!" Anytime a former member returns to the active ranks is cause for celebration, but for one so accomplished and well-respected it is a definite plus. Welcome back General (former Club President) Mallory! I suppose this means that the war will now continue for at least ano...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Returning old Rebs to the Club

Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:42 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 1445

I understand that the three of you were asking around if the meals at the Fort Douglas Prisoner of War Camp were still as good as you remember them. The answer is, "Yes, of course!" But to insure your place in line you ought to give me all of your swords now and save us all a lot of troubl...

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Christmas Greetings!

 Post subject: Christmas Greetings!
Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:36 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 640


 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Franklin and Gettysburg updates

Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 3:44 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 643

Just a reminder to everyone to check with your current opponents in these titles before you completely upgrade to these new versions. Of course you can always create the newer version as an addition to your older versions.

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Union Army Report, October-November, 2018

Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:00 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 533


 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: 11 Bands a Playing!

 Post subject: 11 Bands a Playing!
Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:54 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 605

What do you get when you gather eleven military bands from around the world to Bremen, Germany, for a performance? You get, among other things, this!

Musikschau der Nationen (The (Military) Music Show of Nations) 2002 Bremen, Germany

 Forum: Mason Dixon Tavern   Topic: Club Members Called!

 Post subject: Club Members Called!
Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:38 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 605

See, "Where Are We Going?" in the Smoking Room!
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