Changes in technology and lust for battle information led to the birth of modern American journalism.
Life of wealth, privilege didn’t keep one ‘angel’ from giving all for the wounded
A bitter feud between Generals John Gibbon and Joshua Owen, opposites in every regard, roiled the Army of the Potomac during the war. One would pay a dear price.
America’s history has been frequently marked by contentious relations between the government and the press.
Tellingly, after the Confederates’ hard-won victory at Chickamauga, Braxton Bragg’s major subordinates petitioned Davis to relieve him of his command.