John Pope’s Manassas misery
He never wanted to come east in the first place. Lee, Jackson and Longstreet saw to it that he left in a hurry.
By Peter Cozzens
Just how far would a soldier go to avoid being shamed
on the battlefield? Or just to do what’s right?
By Ron Soodalter
In the hot seat over Gettysburg
Lots of aging Rebels blamed Stuart and Longstreet for their worst defeat. Maybe Lee had secretly blamed them, too.
By Richard Selcer
Nine generals of Galena
An Illinois river town seemed to produce more generals
per capita than anyplace else in the Union.
In Pennsylvania, they love George Meade
Some fans are even rather attached to what’s left of the horse that carried him at Antietam and Gettysburg.
By Tom Huntington
Last hope at Jonesboro
The only thing standing between quivering Atlanta and Sherman’s army was the city’s one remaining supply line.
By Christine M. Kreiser
Civil War news and history
Some battles weren’t on the field
C-SPAN icon proves history is still cool
Who knew the enemy might wear a corset?
Lincoln seen from abroad, marching in Missouri, Hoosier sensibilities, a dash of diaries and a new addition at Ford’s
An uneven shooting match