by Roy Morris, Jr.
by Robert B. Smith
The quick-firing Henry Rifle spelled trouble for attacking infantry.
by Barry Popchock
German-born artilleryman Hubert Dilger was better known as “Leatherbreeches.”
by Roy Bird
The 2nd Kansas Militia was inexperienced but brave to a fault.
Hold The Fort
by David Evans
At Allatoona, Georgia, Union defenders grimly held out against Confederate attackers, all the while waiting for Sherman to arrive.
Gallant Charge Repulsed
by Michael J. Klinger
The grayclad Army of Tennessee slowly marched down Winstead Hill toward the horrific fate both sides knew was waiting outside Franklin.
Not War, But Murder
by Brian C. Pohanka
The Union soldiers preparing to charge Robert E. Lee’s entrenched Rebels pinned scraps of paper with their names on it to help the gravediggers they knew would need help in identifying their bodies.
Stonewall’s Only Defeat
by Lee Enderlin
An absolutely livid General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson shouted for his retreating troops to stand and “give them the bayonet.” But at Kernstown, Virginia, the mighty Jackson tsted his first and only true defeat.
by Dave Page
Although he only lived there a year, U.S. Grant’s spirit pervades Galena, Illinois.
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