William Tecumseh Sherman and John Bell Hood didn’t mince words over Atlanta.
North and South were so fundamentally contrary that everybody could see a day of reckoning coming—but nobody could stop it.
By Winston Groom
Shame in the Shenandoah
New Market proved to be Union General Franz Sigel’s Waterloo.
By Charles R. Knight
Witness to Battle
Some veterans record their battlefield memories in diaries. Captain James Hope put his Antietam memories on canvas. Big canvas.
By Ted Alexander
Getting Away With Murder
There’s more than one way for a general to die. Some might say they had it coming.
By Ron Soodalter
Civil War news and history
A fond Antietam farewell
Historian Harold Holzer calls for a national reassessment
Real men eat beef—just ask General Wade Hampton
A Civil War Chronology
Fightin’ Irish, pride & politics, running tight ships, Jersey boys and a devil of a novel
In some battles it doesn’t even pay to duck