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4933Re: Confederate Veteran magazine

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  • eighth_conn_inf
    Aug 8, 2008
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      Harry and Dave,

      Thx for this info! $60 is much less than $350 to $600 which I've seen
      lately on ebay. Can I copy text from Adobe into Word? Can the text be
      searched? Looks like the hardcopy index costs extra.

      Thank you,
      Larry

      --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, Dave <gewehr@...> wrote:
      >
      > The Confederate Veteran issues from 1893 to 1912 are available at
      > Eastern Digital Resources in PDF format. URL is
      www.researchonline.net
      > They offer 4 cds covering 4 years apiece or so.
      > They have a lot of different kinds of primary ACW sources,
      including the
      > OR, in digital format. In my opinion, at the price (around $60)
      they
      > are a valuable resource to be used with with the usual post-war
      > caution. For me, they're worth it just for the anecdotes, songs
      and
      > letters. By the way, they are not protected, so you can rip them
      and
      > keep them on your drives for better speed and portability.
      >
      > Dave
      >
      > Harry Smeltzer wrote:
      > >
      > > Larry, if I'm not mistaken Confederate Veteran magazine is
      available on CD
      > > at a fraction of what you'd pay for the bound volumes.
      > >
      > > Harry
      > >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > [mailto:TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>] On
      > > Behalf Of eighth_conn_inf
      > > Sent: Friday, August 08, 2008 9:57 AM
      > > To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com <mailto:TalkAntietam%
      40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Confederate Veteran magazine
      > >
      > > Gerry,
      > >
      > > If they published the magazines from 1893-1932 then the UCV is the
      > > group. Are you saying they consist of materials written by
      > > participants/observers rather than just LC rantings? I'm just not
      > > sure spending that amount of money is worthwhile for just one or
      two
      > > quotes but if they are a goldmine for good research then the cost
      is
      > > justified.
      > >
      > > Larry
      > >
      > > --- In TalkAntietam@ <mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > yahoogroups.com, "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Dear Larry,
      > > >
      > > > Do you mean the magazine published by the United Confederate
      > > > Veterans?
      > > >
      > > > If so, there is a bit of "Lost Cause" writing in its varied
      pages
      > > > but also a lot of very good and useful information.
      > > >
      > > > Like any other primary source, you have to take what you read
      > > > with a little grain of salt. If the information can be
      > > > corroborated independently of Confederate Veteran and checks
      out,
      > > > then the account may be considered having greater weight.
      > > >
      > > > Hope this helps!
      > > >
      > > > Yr. Obt. Svt.
      > > > G E "Gerry" Mayers
      > > >
      > > > To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even
      > > > on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
      > > > Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction from
      > > > the Almighty God. --Anonymous
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@>
      > > > To: <TalkAntietam@ <mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > yahoogroups.com>
      > > > Sent: Friday, August 08, 2008 9:36 AM
      > > > Subject: [TalkAntietam] Confederate Veteran magazine
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Does anyone have an opinion on the value of the old Confederate
      > > > Magazine for research purposes? From time to time reprinted sets
      > > > come
      > > > up for sale usually for a few hundred dollars. Are there useful
      > > > articles in them or are they mostly full of Lost Cause writings?
      > > >
      > > > Thank you,
      > > > Larry
      > > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      > >
      >
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