Intro - The Battle of Gettysburg The Battle of Gettysburg was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War and many wonder how many died. It saw the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia facing off against the Union Army of the Potomac during Lee's second invasion of the North. His first resulted in the Battle of... Continue Reading →
The Battle of Shiloh changed the Civil War. It showed that the war would not be quick and that it would be very bloody. Learn more about the battle here.
Intro - Civil War Battles The American Civil War raged from 1861-1865. Many Civil War battles were fought during war and an estimated 750,000 Americans died. This war still stands as the bloodiest war in American history and the turning point in American history. What decided this war was the battle that was fought to... Continue Reading →
In part three of our Vicksburg in the Civil War series, we examine Grant's move south and attempt to take Grand Gulf.
The Battle of Antietam is the bloodiest battle in American history. Learn about the events and significance here.
Introduction The life of Charles Smedley was one of bravery and valor that, like many other lives during the Civil War, met a tragic end. Smedley, while serving in the war, left us with a wealth of material in the form of diaries. These diary entries have given us a first-hand account of the history... Continue Reading →
In this article, we continue our analysis of the Vicksburg Campaign and Grant's series of expeditions into the bayous of the Vicksburg region.
In this new series we will analyze the Vicksburg Campaign. The first installment will look at the beginnings of the campaign and the war in the west.
Chancellorsville is often viewed as Robert E. Lee's most impressive victory. This analysis will analyze Joseph Hooker's command decisions and how it led to the Unions defeat at Chancellorsville.