by Roy Morris, Jr.
by D. Kent Fonner
Andersonville commandant Henry Wirz paid the supreme price for the squalid Southern prison–but was he responsible?
by Peggy Robbins
James Eads’ ironclads challenged Confederate control of the Mighty Mississippi.
by Broeck N. Oder
Kentucky cavaliers, the dreaded “Alligator Horses,” spread fear throughout the entire North.
The Blooding Of The Best
by Walter Holden
Union Colonel Edward Cross’s Fifth New Hampshire Volunteers struggled against time in order to build “the bridge that saved the army.”
Tumult In The Gaps
by Danny W. Davis
Armed with a copy of Lee’s Lost Orders, Union General McClellan hurried to capture South Mountain’s strategic gaps and trap the Rebel invaders in a deadly vise.
Shadows In The Valley
by John F. Wukovits
When John Singleton Mosby’s Partisan Rangers clashed with George A. Custer’s Union Cavalry, the niceties of war were the first casualty. Reprisal and counter-reprisal became the order of the day.
Iron Versus Wood
by Joseph Blough
For years the Southern port of Mobile had been a particular bugbear for Union Admiral David Farragut. Now, at last, he was about to enter Mobile Bay and challenge the Confederacy’s last Gulf port. Waiting inside, however, was the ironclad giant, CSS Tennessee.
by Ed Crews
Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate capital, held out until the bitter end.
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