by Roy Morris, Jr.
by Beatrice Levin
“Mother Bickerdyke” was a ministering angel to Union wounded.
by Phillip Thomas Tucker
“The Fighting Missouri Brigade” earned its reputation.
by Hardy Z. Bogue III
The South’s most precious weapon was its valiant men.
Revolution Not Riot
by Albert Hemingway
The bloody New York City draft riots in July 1863, the worst in American history, shook the Union to its very core.
“Old Abe” Goes To War
by Jon Guttman
The 8th Wisconsin had an extra edge in battle-“Old Abe,” the war eagle. Even in death, he was something of a survivor.
Bury These Poor Men
by Robert C. Neul
A.P. Hill was known for his impetuosity. Union General Gouverneur K. Warren cannily exploited Hill’s weakness at Bristoe Station.
Street Fight In Baton Rouge
by Robert Collins Suhr
Southern General Earl Van Dorn was determined to retake Baton Rouge from its Union occupiers. The result was a mean little street fight.
by Joyce Fullard
Venerable old Fort Snelling found new life in the Civil War.