by Roy Morris, Jr.
by Ella Anderson
“Crazy Bet” Van Lew was Grant’s Richmond spy.
by Geoffrey R. Walden
Kentucky’s famous Orphan Brigade carved out an unparalleled war record.
by Bill Anderson
The South’s runaway economy was one of the North’s most effective “weapons.”
Return To The Killing Ground
by Jeffry D. Wert
Bombastic General John Pope tempted fate by returning to the old battleground at Manassas. He thought he had caught Robert E. Lee napping-he was wrong.
Contesting Cumberland Gap
by Winfred Partin
For over two years, timid generalship frustrated Union plans to seize strategically vital Cumberland Gap. Had they moved more quickly, the war might have been significantly shortened.
Brawling Yankee Brass
by Richard Selcer
Unlike their chivalry-conscious Confederate counterparts, quarreling Northern generals preferred to fight their feuds with pen instead of sword-with one tragic exception.
Meteor Of The War
by Albert Hemingway
John Brown’s fanatical scheme to seize the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry and ignite a slave revolt in the South lit, instead, the powder keg of civil war.
by Michael D. Brockway
German Unionists found little “Comfort” in Texas.