by Roy Morris, Jr.
by Robert Collins Suhr
Union sailors called torpedoes the Confederacy’s “infernal machines.”
by Charles Rice
Colorado’s forgotten Confederates did their best for the Southern cause.
by Allen D. Spiegel
J.S. Staples represented Abraham Lincoln in the Union Army during the war.
Literal Hill Of Death
by Jon Stephenson
A small hill in southern Mississippi became the focus of intense fighting during the Vicksburg Campaign. Champion’s Hill, said a survivor, was “literally the hill of death.”
Melee On Saint Patrick’s Day
by Jerry Meyers
Two old West Point classmates paid their respects to one another at Kelly’s Ford on the Rappahannock. The meeting would be more than a mere social occasion, however.
Stars In Their Courses
by Daniel E. Sutherland
Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson worked together surprisingly well, given the remarkable number of differences in their backgrounds and personalities. Perhaps it was something in the stars.
High Seas Brouhaha
by Kenneth P. Czech
Interested Southerners hoped the diplomatic crisis caused by an overzealous Union naval captain would boil over into full-scale hostilities between Great Britain and the United States.
by William C. Nichols
The South won its last battle of the war at Natural Bridge.
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