Published: May 20, 2011 at 10:29 am
A Louisiana youth wages a personal war with the Yankees on his doorstep
Aleck Mouton was 10 years old, barefoot and Confederate to the core when he confronted Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Banks, who had just invaded the tiny south Louisiana …
Published: April 26, 2011 at 10:15 am
mco's Johnny Reb Cannon, complete with battle flag, shot its spring-loaded plastic projectiles up to 35 feet.
Published: January 26, 2010 at 12:42 pm
‘Noble and manly music invigorates the spirit, strengthens the wavering man, and incites him to great and worthy deeds’
Published: January 14, 2010 at 2:23 pm
CALL TO ARMS:
CALL TO THE COLORS:
GENERAL QUARTERS: …
Published: September 13, 2009 at 4:24 pm
(PLACE CURSOR OVER MCCLELLAN'S AND LINCOLN'S HEADS AND LISTEN)
As the war-weary Union anticipated the upcoming presidential election, beleaguered incumbent Abraham Lincoln faced the prospect of losing his office to the man he had fired as commander of the …
Published: November 19, 2008 at 12:24 pm
Read the poem tribute to General Nathan Bedford Forrest's horse Roderick.
Published: October 30, 2008 at 10:36 am
The Battle of Ox Hill or Chantilly, in Virginia, has been commemorated with a new battlefield park along Rt. 608. The Sept. 1, 1862, battle was fought in a rainstorm and resulted in the death of Union generals Philip Kearny and Isaac Stevens.
Published: October 03, 2008 at 11:03 am
The Democratic and Republican platforms are highlighted in the presidential race of 1864.
Published: October 03, 2008 at 9:53 am
Read the poem "Grave of Nick Biddle" dedicated to the Civil War's first blood.