John Singleton Mosby’s Accidental Courage
By Glenn W. LaFantasie
Despite a runaway horse, the Gray Ghost triumphed at the village of Aldie in March 1863
What Wine Goes With Rat?
By Erika Mailman
Some Rebels drank fine wine while others suffered at the Siege of Port Hudson
The ’61 Springfield Rifle Musket
By Dr. Francis A. Lord
Can the bulk of casualties really be traced to one fearsome weapon?
Miss Alcott Goes to War
By Robert Sattelmeyer
The Little Women author published the war’s first nursing memoir
‘A Rebel Batery Unlimbered and Opened on Us’
Eyewitness account by Union Lieutenant William M. Reid of the Battle of Shiloh
War in Watercolors
By Michael A. Peake
German soldier-artist Adolph Mentzer’s unflinching portraits of war
John Mosby—or his little brother?
News, culture and events
McClellan, loved and loathed
Pennsylvania Soldiers in Virginia
Tony Horwitz on John Brown
Pea Ridge, Ark.
Perceptions of war
A single volume on the conflict
Artifacts, websites and more