Retired U.S. Army General Edward J. Stackpole trained his experienced eyes on General Robert E. Lee’s performance at the Battle of Chancellorsville. More »
In the summer of 1862, Confederate forces mounted an ambitious invasion of Kentucky aimed at freeing the Bluegrass State of Union “occupiers.” More »
Admiral David Farragut took the Confederate minefields, forts and ironclads at the Battle of Mobile Bay in the Gulf of Mexico. More »
The Irish Rifles (37th New York Volunteers) fought with courage and discipline at the Battle of Chancellorsville. More »
The Kilpatrick-Dahlgren raid on Richmond aimed to skewer the Confederate capital, but instead became known as ‘The Dahlgren Affair.’ More »
Jackson’s Trail and Hazel’s Grove are among key the sites at the 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville. More »
During the Battle of the Wilderness, Ulysses S. Grant’s Army of the Potomac clashed hard with Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia. More »
Both George Meade and Robert E. Lee had seen the success of flanking at Second Manassas and Chancellorsville, and both wanted victory without the carnage of a heads-on attack. More »
Chancellorsville is often touted as Robert E. Lee’s ‘greatest victory,’ but cost the Army of Northern Virginia 13,000 men plus the irreplaceable Stonewall Jackson. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.