The 14th Connecticut is pressed into further duty and witnesses the mortal wounding of a great general.
The first combat experience of the 14th Connecticut was at Bloody Lane, one of the bloodiest fights of the entire war.
The new recruits of the Fourteenth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry marched into history on America’s bloodiest day.
Yes, Corinth, Mississippi. It was strategically important during the Civil War and only a twenty minute drive south of the Shiloh Battlefield. Find out why Corinth was key to both sides in the conflict and what you can see if you visit Corinth today.
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.
Today’s video is about little Shiloh Church, from which the battle received its name. Learn about its history, construction, destruction, and recent reconstruction.
In this second of four videos, we continue our visit to Shiloh National Battlefield Park by looking at the southern portion of the battlefield near Rhea’s Field and the Shiloh Branch of Owl Creek.
Today’s video is the first of four short videos about the Shiloh National Battlefield Park, including Pittsburg Landing and the National Cemetery.
Welcome to my new video blog. For those of you who followed my three-year series of posts about the history of the Fourteenth Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, this blog will be quite different. For one thing it’s a video blog and as the following video will show, the content is very different as well.
This video will introduce you to the Digital Collections at the Library of Congress, how to find what you’re looking for, and what to do with it when you find it.