by Roy Morris, Jr.
by Frederick W. Chesson
Rival telegraphers used elaborate codes to keep their wires secret.
by John Wilson
The Grand Army of the Republic’s poignant final encampment ended an era.
by Arthur G. Sharp
Devout young Southern General Dorsey Pender balanced faith and warfare.
Botched Union Attack
by Michael J. Klinger
William Tecumseh Sherman had a plan for destroying Joseph Johnston’s Confederate army at the very outset of the Atlanta Campaign.
by Kenneth J. Fisher
The Rebel ironclad, Albemarle, rode at anchor off Plymouth, North Carolina, defying the Union to challenge her. One reckless young Northern naval lieutenant took the dare.
Federal Occupation Resisted
by Peggy Robbins
New Orleans residents–male and female–defiantly faced the Union “Beast.” To them, Maj. Gen. Ben Butler was evil incarnate. “Hide your silverware,” they warned when he walked among them.
Swirling Cavalry Fight
by Sherman L. Fleek
The Northern cavalry attacking Brandy Station, Virginia, that summer day had improved dramatically from previous troops. J.E.B. Stuart’s Southerners had all they could do to withstand the unexpected onslaught.
by Daniel W.A. Lang
Philadelphia, cradle of the republic, remembers our most wrenching war.
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