Grant’s Crossing of the James River

Intro General Grant’s strategic military genius has been continually downplayed in modern times, often leading to a lack of comprehension of his astounding military skills. He has especially been branded as a butcher due to his high casualty rate in the 1864 Overland Campaign. Yet his strategic successes at Fort Henry & Donelson, Vicksburg and... Continue Reading →

Gettysburg – How Many Died

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 →

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