Secretary of War Jefferson Davis lobbied long and hard for the creation of two new cavalry regiments. More »
Developer Game-Labs goes all out with the sequel to tactical battle game Ultimate General: Gettysburg. More »
Henry Lawton served in the U.S. Army for 35 years, from the Civil War to the Philippines, leading the force that captured Geronimo. More »
Mark Twain was not the only famous American writer to avoid fighting—and possibly dying—in the American Civil War.
As Ambrose Bierce would later recall, William T. Sherman’s ill-advised attack at the Battle of Pickett’s Mill brought terrible consequences to the Union Army. More »
Whether it was to be with their husbands or take up arms themselves, a great many women in the Civil War enlisted along with the men. More »
The Battle of Shiloh was a lost opportunity for the Confederates, but today, Shiloh National Military Park is a must-see for Civil War enthusiasts. More »
This American Civil War timeline covers the events of 1862, in which Confederate forces in Virginia and the Union navy both experienced substantial success. More »
Noted author and cynic Ambrose Bierce once described his former Civil War commander, Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen, as ‘the best-hated man’ in the American Civil War. He meant it as a compliment. 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.