Read the poem tribute to General Nathan Bedford Forrest's horse Roderick.
The Battle of Ox Hill or Chantilly, in Virginia, has been commemorated with a new battlefield park along Rt. 608. The Sept. 1, 1862, battle was fought in a rainstorm and resulted in the death of Union generals Philip Kearny and Isaac Stevens.
Read the poem "Grave of Nick Biddle" dedicated to the Civil War's first blood.