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  • America's Civil War Magazine

    Fighting Words Between Sherman and Hood

    With Atlanta at stake, William Tecumseh Sherman and John Bell Hood test whether the pen is mightier than the sword. Through the long summer of 1864, General William Tecumseh Sherman kept his sights set on one of the remaining jewels in the...


    Insight: Army in the Shadows

    The Confederacy’s Western Theater fighters get little attention compared to their eastern counterparts The army of Tennessee has always lived in the shadow of the Army of Northern Virginia. During the war, it labored under a succession...

  • America's Civil War Magazine

    A Shot in the Arm

    Newly discovered reports show John Bell Hood’s injured limb wasn’t as useless as we thought. FOR THE LAST 150 YEARS, the broad Civil War history community presumed that Confederate General John Bell Hood’s arm was so severely damaged...


    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...