by Roy Morris, Jr.
by Bill Welsh
Southern partisan Elijah White led his much-feared “Comanches” in Northern Virginia.
by Thomas Venner
Company L, 35th Tennessee, served the South with honor and dignity.
by Henry Kurtz
Sharps rifles were deadly in the hands of Berdan’s Sharpshooters.
War’s Last Cavalry Raid
by Chris Hartley
Even as news of Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox reached their camp, vengeful Union cavalry rode out to teach Southern civilians a final lesson in the brutality of “total war.”
Battle For Missouri
by George T. Wilson
The fate of Missouri hung in the balance when Union and Confederate troops clashed in the late-winter snow and mud at Pea Ridge, just across the Arkansas border.
Heedless Frontal Assault
by Phil Noblitt
William T. Sherman was tired of flanking maneuvers. At summer-scorched Kennesaw Mountain, near Atlanta, he decided to vary his tactics. Battle-wise Confederates waited in their trenches for the audacious frontal attack.
The Union’s Bear Flag Defenders
by Kenneth J. Fisher
Despite their great distance from the major battlefields of the Civil War, eager Californians volunteers flocked to defend the Union against pro-Southern elements within their state.
by Bruce L. Brager
At Fort Stevens, the war reached Washington, D.C.
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