by Roy Morris, Jr.
by Louise Carroll
The Richmond Arsenal worked wonders to arm a fledgling nation.
by Ernest Abel
Northern minstrel Daniel Emmett, ironically, wrote Dixie.
by Kenneth P. Czech
The 1st Minnesota made its stand at Gettysburg.
Southern Flames Of Vengeance
by Jim Zbick
The townsfolk of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, laughed when Confederate General John McCausland arrived to take revenge for Union depredations in Virginia. They didn’t laugh long.
Wintry Fury Unleashed
by Michael E. Haskew
For the thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers waiting in the frigid woods around Murfreesboro, Tennessee, the last day of 1862 would also be the last days of their lives.
Taking Of Burnside Bridge
by John M. Priest
While Union commander George McClellan fumed and the outcome of the Battle of Antietam hung in the balance, a handful of Confederate sharpshooters held off 15,000 Federal troops at “Burnside Bridge.”
Riding The Freedom Train
by Albert Hemingway
For the fugitive slaves and their abolitionist helpers, the Underground Railroad was truly the “freedom train” and they were “bound for glory.”
by Sylvia Booth Hubbard
Beauvoir was Jefferson Davis’ sanctuary.