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    Signals Crossed

    Communication Failures Cost Forrest and the Rebels Dearly at Tupelo. The summer of 1864 was in many ways the Confederacy’s last gasp for survival. Ulysses S. Grant had gone east to take overall command of the Union Army, but he left his...

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    5 Questions: Revered Ground at Pamplin Park

    About 4:30 a.m. on April 2, 1865, the Army of the Potomac’s 6th Corps breached the Confederate defenses near Petersburg, Va., ending a bloody 10-month stalemate. The Confederate capital of Richmond had to be evacuated the next day, and...

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    The Shock of War

    Rage Of Battle’ Forever Haunted Some Veterans. In 1862, Owen Flaherty left his wife and son in Terre Haute, Ind., and joined the 125th Illinois Infantry. He was, by all accounts, a quiet and easygoing man, well-liked and quick to share a...

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    George Meade: Warrior and Engineer

    Two Roads Taken: George Meade found fame as Both a Warrior and an Engineer. “What a waste of time and energy,” George Meade wrote to his wife on December 18, 1845, as he approached his 30th birthday. Describing his feelings about his...