America’s bloodiest day began with heavy fighting that ravaged a previously innocuous cornfield in western Maryland. More »
Although the craft of photography was still in its infancy, battlefield photographers managed to make lasting record of the conflict. More »
After a breathtaking forced march, A.P. Hill’s Light Division still had more than enough fight left in it to turn the tide of battle at Antietam. More »
In the Battle of Tupelo, Mississippi, The Union won a critical victory over the Rebels, ensuring the safety of William T. Sherman’s supply lines. More »
This American Civil War timeline covers the events of July to December 1862, from the Peninsula Campaign to the Battle of Stones River. More »
The rolling farmland of western Maryland is the site of the Antietam National Battlefield, the bloodiest one-day battle of the American Civil War. More »
The ferocity of that single day of fighting and the haphazard means by which graves were arranged has made the Antietam death toll hard to truly measure. More »
From the Colmar to the Rhine, Sergeant Carl Erickson fought World War II as a tank driver with the 12th Armored Division.
Pressured to pry General Joseph E. Johnston from Kennesaw Mountain in June 1864, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman suffered a bloody repulse.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.