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  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    Last Shot of the Civil War Wounds One

    The 6-pound round of Confederate solid shot rolled into the fire and exploded. Shrapnel flew throughout the room full of Federal soldiers. Miraculously, no one was killed. A few men incurred minor injuries, and one, Private Harry Chait of...

  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    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...