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  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    The War’s Biggest Blunder

    William T. Sherman had many opportunities to capture Augusta’s ordnance complex And didn’t even try In the June issue, we published Part 1 of author Ted Savas’ account of Georgia’s Augusta Arsenal in which he described the...

  • MHQ Magazine

    Behind the Lines: Forty Acres and a Mule

    The Inside Story of Sherman’s Special Field Orders, No. 15. Most Americans have heard the phrase “40 acres and a mule.” Few, however, know it originated in a directive known as Special Field Orders, No. 15 (SFO 15), issued by Union...

  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    Signals Crossed

    Communication Failures Cost Forrest and the Rebels Dearly at Tupelo he 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...