The CWM Collective
- Behind the Lines Posted: 6/14/2013
General William Tecumseh Sherman was a very bad man. This is the main point of Stephen Davis' exhaustive history of the Union capture of Atlanta in 1864...
On June 9, 1863 some of the Civil War's most famous personalities met in the largest cavalry battle on American soil with destruction on their minds. Today, the focus on Brandy Station has shifted to preservation.
- Behind the Lines Posted: 6/7/2013
Kelman deserves praise for bringing it to our attention at this moment, lest we forget that many Native Americans gave the last full measure of devotion to their own nations in the midst of the American Civil War...
In an early twentieth-century memoir, an Illinois artilleryman paid special attention to the friendship he formed with Big Jack Johnson, an escaped slave from the Yazoo district of Mississippi, who died fighting in the battle of Milliken's Bend.
- Behind the Lines Posted: 5/31/2013
This volume will be a valuable resource to anyone interested in how and why Kentucky navigated such a singular political and military course during the first year of the Civil War...
This newly crafted view of South Mountain and how veterans have chosen to remember - or in the case of many Confederates forget this battle - restores the men who fought there to a prominent place in memory...
In They Have Left Us Here to Die, Robins uses Sgt. Adair's experience as a lens to investigate the broader framework of the Confederate prison camp network during the last year of the war...
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