Intro The American Civil War has fascinated many and gripped their attention across generations. The war is the deadliest in American history, the impacts of which can still be felt and seen to this day. However, few stop to question why we feel so attached to this history and why we feel the urge to... Continue Reading →
Defense of Richmond Civil War – 1864-1865
Intro - Defense of Richmond The defense of Richmond in the Civil War was crucial to the Confederacy. With Grant’s crossing of the James in August 1864 during the fourth year of the Civil War, Lee was forced to defend Richmond, the CSA capital city. Richmond in the Civil War was vulnerable from the east,... Continue Reading →
The Battle of Chancellorsville – Hooker’s command decisions
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.
25 facts/statistics on the battle of Antietam
Intro The Battle of Antietam is one of the most significant battles of the American Civil War and of American history. This battle resulted when General Robert E. Lee took his army into the North for the first time. The second invasion of the North would occur a year later (1863) during the Gettysburg Campaign.... Continue Reading →
Background to the Civil War – causes and events
There were many events that led up to the American Civil War. This article will give you a brief and comprehensive overview of the events that ultimately led to the War Between the States.