TL-191: Filling the Gaps

Is it possible that there were other axes of the Confederate offensive into Union territory during Operation Blackbeard? Such as an invasion of Sequoia or a New Mexico Offensive to eventually reach Mormon rebels? I haven't read many of the books so I may have missed a lot of information from the series.
Sequoyah was mentioned as being hit by Confederate air raids in the books while New Mexico was untouched during the war; the Mormons were given their resources at the Texas-New Mexico border until the US invaded Texas again.
 
Sequoyah was mentioned as being hit by Confederate air raids in the books while New Mexico was untouched during the war; the Mormons were given their resources at the Texas-New Mexico border until the US invaded Texas again.
Unusual that there were no ground offensives into these territories.
 
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Is it possible that there were other axes of the Confederate offensive into Union territory during Operation Blackbeard? Such as an invasion of Sequoia or a New Mexico Offensive to eventually reach Mormon rebels? I haven't read many of the books so I may have missed a lot of information from the series.
For my head canon, Operation Blackbeard was more than just Ohio being invaded.

I see Sequoyah being completely liberated early on in the war.

The Union Southwest (OTL Arizona, New Mexico, parts of California) is mostly a battlefield where a lot of hit and run tactics occur. Los Angeles could be bombed from a distance.

Parts of OTL Midwest are not really invaded, but their major cities [Indianapolis, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, etc.) are bombed. There are strips of Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri that are under some Confederate control, but are easily taken back after the Battle of Pittsburgh. Per this image, I also see the cities such as New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore being bombed but in never under Confederate control.

Major rebellions in Utah and the former Canadian territories, while not officially part of the operation, are more or less endorsed by Featherston since they give the Union a more difficult time to deal with it.
 
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One topic of difference that's been discussed here is the legal status of LGBTQ+ persons and their rights of marriage. Even though the world is considerably behind on the rights of same-sex marriage/civil unions, (but the U.S. is still most ahead in it) and knowing how it still isn't legal in much of the world even ITTL, it brought up a question on those rights and studies elsewhere: How has LGBTQ+ rights and acceptance advanced in regards to two German victories ITTL? I bring this up since there was increase in discussion on LGBTQ+ topics during the Weimar culture IOTL despite same sexual activity being illegal. Though there isn't a Weimar Republic ITTL, there are also no Nazi book burnings as well, which set back the topic and studies of research done on human sexuality and gender identity back decades. And I believe Germany ITTL still went through a Roaring 20s during the interwar years while the U.S didn't ITTL. Correct me if I'm wrong. So overall, is German society more open to discussion of LGBTQ+ topics at all social classes despite no legalized marriage and a more conservative society? How does this translate for Germany's European allies as well?
Cross post from After the End about a possible historical parallel. I'd like to get your peeps' thoughts on it.
 
Cross post from After the End about a possible historical parallel. I'd like to get your peeps' thoughts on it.
my read on Turtledove's interwar CSA is that there's going to be an internal Great Migration--any of the millions of Black freedpersons who has the ambition to carve out a space for themselves, any interest in the arts, political/gender nonconformity are all going to head to college towns as small as Auburn, Ala., or port towns that aren't going to turn up their nose at a ready supply of dock and factory work: the 20s Harlem Renaissance with its sexual liberation is often presented as just happening by itself, but there was a long history there going back to 1870s and 80s commercialism that allowed 20something men and women to live relatively alone

(also who knows what Jacob Colleton demanded from Rrose Sélavy, and Featherston's gotta have a Röhm-analogue, oh dear)
 
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In celebration of this thread's very own 191, I'm seriously considering commissioning a 'Southern Victory' illustration - may I please ask if there are any suggestions for the subject? I can't promise to follow them, but would greatly appreciate the Food for Thought.
 
In celebration of this thread's very own 191, I'm seriously considering commissioning a 'Southern Victory' illustration - may I please ask if there are any suggestions for the subject? I can't promise to follow them, but would greatly appreciate the Food for Thought.
A suggestion would be a picture of Irving Morrell.
 
In celebration of this thread's very own 191, I'm seriously considering commissioning a 'Southern Victory' illustration - may I please ask if there are any suggestions for the subject? I can't promise to follow them, but would greatly appreciate the Food for Thought.
Made by human beings or Midjourney A.I.?
 
On a more serious note, I’ve just stumbled onto the fact that the day Erwin Rommel died - 14th October 1944 - was Dwight D. Einsenhower’s 54th birthday.

Sometimes history can be remarkably creepy.

On a less superstitious note, it strikes me that this curious coincidence makes October 14th an excellent candidate for Irving Morrel’s birthday (presumably 14th October 1891).

Out of curiosity, is there any consensus as to which West Point class various Timeline 191 army men belonged to?
 

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In celebration of this thread's very own 191, I'm seriously considering commissioning a 'Southern Victory' illustration - may I please ask if there are any suggestions for the subject? I can't promise to follow them, but would greatly appreciate the Food for Thought.

Maybe George Custer in full dress uniform throwing McGregor's bomb back at him.
 
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