by Roy Morris, Jr.
by Robert J. Duhse
Intrepid aeronauts were the armies’ “spies in the skies.”
by Matt Queen, Brian O’Roark, Jeff Bricker, and Meredith Oswald
The 100th Pennsylvania “Roundheads” lived up to their Cromwellian name.
by Elizabeth B. Goodman
Gallant Sam Davis refused to save himself by betraying others.
Hold At All Hazards
by John F. Wukovits
Robert E. Lee ordered ill-fated George Pickett to hold Five Forks “at all hazards.” But Union General Phil Sheridan was planning to “go to smashing.”
Battle Above The Clouds
by John Wilson
An impatient Ulysses S. Grant considered the Battle Above the Clouds to be “all poetry.” But it was battle enough for the soldiers who fought atop.
So Perfect A Slaughter
by Robert C. Cheeks
With Stonewall Jackson wounded and the Confederate lines badly jumbled, the Battle of Chancellorsville was “Fighting Joe” Hooker’s to win-if he could.
Gunboats Up The River
by Kenneth P. Czech
Politician-General Nathaniel Banks’ grand design to capture Shreveport left Admiral David Porter’s Union gunboats high and dry.
by Albert Hemingway
Twain and Stowe were Hartford, Connecticut, neighbors.
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