by Roy Morris, Jr.
by Robert Collins Suhr
The rifle-musket bridges the gap between flintlocks and repeaters.
by Norman K. Johnson
Satanic-looking John R. Baylor was as dangerous as his appearance.
by John R. Tripp
The 95th Illinois braved three years of danger to do its duty.
Devil’s Own Day
by Christopher J. Allen
A small Methodist meeting house in southwestern Tennessee lent its name to a “must-win” battle in the spring of 1862. No one expected such a horrific bloodbath.
Indians Blue And Gray
by Randy Krehbiel
The Five civilized Tribes of Indian Territory found themselves drawn unwillingly into the white man’s Civil War. The Indians, too, would pay a fearsome price.
War Comes To Frederick
by Kathleen Ernst
The Civil War seemed a million miles away from tidy, well-kept Frederick, Maryland. But one morning the town woke up to find an unwelcome guest on its doorsteps.
Braving The Yankee Blockade
by John Pelzer
Southern blockade runners plied a romantic but dangerous trade in the midnight waters from Nova Scotia to the Bahamas. A watery epitaph awaited the unlucky or unwary.
by Albert Hemingway
Newport, Rhode Island, was the Naval Academy’s wartime home.
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