A Knock on the Head

The Battle of Chancellorsville was the high point of the war for the Confederacy and perhaps the low point for the Union. Defeat caused leadership changes in the Army of the Potomac, and growing frustration and even anger within the ranks.

Stones River

Stones River was a pivotal battle less than three weeks after the Federal disaster at Fredericksburg and only a few days after Sherman’s failure at Chickasaw Bayou. A third defeat would be catastrophic to the Union cause.

The Battle of Fredericksburg

Arguably the lowest point for the Army of the Potomac, the Battle of Fredericksburg was lost before it began, due to poor decisions made by the top brass.

Shiloh National Military Park: Part 4

The last short video in this series about Shiloh National Military Park visits a few locations on the eastern portion of the battlefield—the place where Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston was killed, Bloody Pond, and a cluster of Indian mounds near the Tennessee River.