by Roy Morris, Jr.
by Lucia Alexis Gainer
Confederate cavalier Turner Ashby’s cavalry career was short but legendary.
by C.R. Edgerton
The hardy mule gave its flop-eared all for the Union and Confederacy.
by Albert Hemingway
The 1st Connecticut Cavalry served with Phil Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley.
Black Thursday For Rebels
by Gary Glynn
Robert E. Lee’s gallant but exhausted troops struggled through marshy bottom land in their flight from Petersburg. The entire Union Army was slashing at their heels.
Cloak & Dagger Fiasco
by Ernest L. Abel
Lurid rumors of assassination filled the air as President-elect Abraham Lincoln made his way toward Washington for his inauguration. In pro-Southern Baltimore, security was especially tight.
Mantled In Fire And Smoke
by David F. Cross
In one hour of desperate fighting on the rocky ledges of Little Round Top, the Battle of Gettysburg-and perhaps the fate of the entire Union-reached its decisive climax.
Confused First Fight
by David Mallinson
While Union columns descended on him from all directions in western Virginia, an optimistic young Confederate colonel waited at Philippi for reinforcements that would never arrive.
by Joseph L. Zentner
Fort Jackson was the gulfside getaway to New Orleans.