The Gentleman General
How Harvard-educated lawyer turned soldier Manning Ferguson Force helped save the day for the Union army in the battle for Atlanta.
By Glenn W. LaFantasie
Tens of thousands of Mississippians fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War, earning themselves a reputation for unrivaled bravery and tenacity by conflict’s end.
By Jeff T. Giambrone
A Succession of Horrors
A step-by-step account of the horrific explosion that rocked the U.S. Arsenal in Washington, D.C., on June 17, 1864.
By Brian Dirck
The Origins of Freedom
While many give Antietam the credit, it was the Union’s failed campaign on the Virginia Peninsula during the spring and summer of 1862 that helped convince many in the North—chief among them Abraham Lincoln—that slavery must be abolished.
By Glenn David Brasher
Editorial: Eager Hearts
Salvo: Facts, Figures & Items of Interest
Travels: A Visit to Chattanooga
Voices: Fiasco at Fredericksburg
Primer: The Drums of War
Preservation: Miracle at Franklin
Disunion: Killing Time
In Focus: Smoketown’s Saviors
Conversation: Actor Cooper Huckabee
Casualties of War: Andrew J. McConnell
Battlefield Echoes: Deception on the Peninsula
Books & Authors:
The Best Civil War Books of 2012
Musings of a Civil War Bibliophile: Confederate Diaries,
Priceless but Terse
By Robert K. Krick
Parting Shot: Freedom at Last