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  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    From The Crossroads: A Gallant Stand

    Two 12-pounder Napoleons stand west of the Old Hagerstown Pike at Antietam National Battlefield, opposite David Miller’s famed Cornfield. They are not there for ambience—they mark the positions of Battery B, 4th U.S. Artillery, during...

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Would P.G.T. Lead the A.O.T.?

    Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard almost took command of the Army of Tennessee in 1864. Almost. “Atlanta gone,” Mary Boykin Chesnut wrote in her diary in early September 1864. “Well—that agony is over.” With that blunt statement,...