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    Shame in the Shenandoah

    Earning the ire of his superiors and subordinates alike, Union General Franz Sigel loses a critical battle—and his command. Ulysses Grant never had much faith in Major General Franz Sigel, a former professional soldier from Germany known...


    ‘Badly Whipped He Will Be’

    The Union found to its chagrin that John Pope and the war in the east were not a good fit. Spring 1862 had begun with such promise for the North. The “Young Napoleon,” Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, had methodically organized and, by...