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 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: Small fights!

Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2003 6:48 am 

Replies: 4
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<blockquote id="quote"><font size="3" face="book antiqua" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by rebron</i> No higher rank than brig please. <hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></blockquote id="quote"></font id="quote"> What's this? Discrimination of deserving offic...

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: Honorable Union Officers Apply

Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2003 10:19 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 986


<blockquote id="quote"><font size="3" face="book antiqua" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by Scott Ludwig</i> ... an honorable Union officer, with <u>moderate</u> skills ... <hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></blockquote id="quote"></font id="quote"> There is ...

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: seeing the Oliphant

Posted: Tue May 20, 2003 9:25 am 

Replies: 12
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In any case, I am still surprised that Lt. Driscoll expects the Rebel army to have one of those. [:D]

Gen. Walter, USA
2/VIII AoS
Commandant, Union Army War College

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: seeing the Oliphant

Posted: Tue May 20, 2003 9:24 am 

Replies: 12
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General, according to my - German - encyclopedia an oliphant - I am afraid it's probably medieval Latin or French - is a horn, or bugle, made from the horn of an elephant - there you go - and used for signals in battle. It also says there are about 75 original ones left of which the majority is Isla...

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: seeing the Oliphant

Posted: Tue May 20, 2003 8:51 am 

Replies: 12
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Matter of fact I happened to believe that an Oliphant was a sort of trumpet used by the Carthaginian army to scare away their enemies ... but maybe that was just a cover story. [:D]

Gen. Walter, USA
2/VIII AoS
Commandant, Union Army War College

 Forum: Old Opponent finder   Topic: seeing the Oliphant

Posted: Mon May 19, 2003 8:21 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 1940


Well, I knew the Rebs' equipment was outdated, but I didn't realize it was so to the extent of using <u>oliphants</u>. [:D]

Gen. Walter, USA
2/VIII AoS
Commandant, Union Army War College
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