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    Showdown on South Mountain

    Pennsylvania was Robert E. Lee’s target in September 1862. But Maryland and George McClellan got in the way. On September 13, 1862, Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia was dangerously divided—stretched all the way from...


    ‘A Frolic Up The Tennessee’

    Daring River Raid Puts Bow on Union Conquest of Forts Henry and Donelson. As he sent word of the capture of Confederate Fort Henry on February 6, 1862, Brig. Gen. Ulysses Grant kept his emotions in check, his victory telegraph an...