From the Archives
The sure win that Lincoln nearly lost
Lee. Grant. Jackson. Sherman. Thomas. Yes, George Henry Thomas belongs in that company. The trouble is that he and Grant never really got along.
In only minutes, Union guns at Gettysburg silenced the Confederacy's bold invasion of the North.
Senator Douglas's act is verified, at last, by first-hand testimony
A story that the Confederate president donned a petticoat to evade capture emerged right after Union cavalrymen apprehended him in Georgia at war's end. But is it true?
The Union stood in danger of losing an entire army at Chattanooga. Then U.S. Grant arrived, and direected the most dramatic battle of the Civil War.