The Western Confederate Army never recovered from Albert Sidney Johnston’s April 1862 death at Shiloh
The incredible story of thousands of soldier photographs and letters that never made it home
During its heyday, blockade running was a systematic and, for many, a lucrative operation run by a cartel of industrious merchant princes
“Fighting Joe” really put to the test the motto “I ain't here for a long time, I'm here for a good time"
“We couldn’t understand why we weren’t finding anything. It was like, ‘Where is this place?’”
The atrocities, the Times said, “would make the blood of a cannibal run cold”
Bassett picked up the regiment’s colors and cried to his men, 'Follow me,' then rushed and planted the colors on the enemy position.