Years after the climactic Pennsylvania battle, Doubleday continued to defend his actions and denigrate his superiors
A Union sailor left a remarkable first-hand account of the struggle between USS Monitor and CSS Virginia
University of Chicago sociologist John Clegg is using the Union Army records of African-American men like Abram Garvin to learn about self-emancipation.
A soldier’s diary preserves the only known text of an Emory Upton speech
Before it lent its name to the April 6-7, 1862, battle, Shiloh Church was the center of a community.
Tactical success in combat rests upon a foundation of deeply human factors, and the battles of the Civil War were no exception.
Thomas Van Winkle, president of the board of directors for the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust, has been working for battlefield preservation since 1996.