Shock, Awe and a Colossal Failure
The idea for the Crater was pure genius. Sometimes good ideas go bad.
By Jeffrey Maciejewski
Partisan, Terrorist, Soldier, Spy
A subversive by any other name would smell as foul.
By Ron Soodalter
Notes from the Underground
A boarding pass for the Underground Railroad could be a ticket to freedom.
By Robert B. Mitchell
The South’s least likely cavalry commander rides to Bragg’s rescue.
By Edward G. Longacre
Towering monuments and antebellum buildings recall an epic struggle.
By Patricia Curtis
Civil War news and history
Gunsmithing is a family affair
Weapons of mass destruction, Southern style
The Gathering Storm
Long before the armies faced each other on the field, bloodletting began in the U.S. Senate
A Civil War Chronology
New perspectives on J.B. Magruder, Lincoln in Washington times two, all but quiet on the Western front
Don’t stand shoulder-to-shoulder with this guy