Tellingly, after the Confederates’ hard-won victory at Chickamauga, Braxton Bragg’s major subordinates petitioned Davis to relieve him of his command.
A fight before Christmas in remote Middleburg, Tenn., gave Ulysses Grant Some solace in his failed first Vicksburg Campaign
Scoundrel: Created with lofty aspirations, the Excelsior Brigade never reached its potential under Dan Sickles
President Abraham Lincoln was desperate to forge a political alliance necessary to save the Union—even if it meant embracing a rascal like Dan Sickles.
Antietam Time Travel: A Veteran of America’s Bloodiest Day Returns to Capture Photos of Scenes of Carnage
At 4 p.m. on September 18, 1891, Oliver Cromwell Gould, son of 10th Maine Infantry veteran John Mead Gould, took a photograph of Antietam’s East Woods, where his father had witnessed momentous events 29 years earlier.
A duel between Kilpatrick and Wheeler, which began at West Point, would provide a fascinating sideshow as Sherman rolled through Georgia and the Carolinas.
‘Forged In Fire’: Like tempered steel, the 7th Rhode Island emerged stronger and tougher from the Fredericksburg inferno
Like tempered steel, the 7th Rhode Island emerged stronger and tougher from the Fredericksburg inferno.