Here’s one of those great websites everyone interested in the Civil War should bookmark.
Why was Harper’s Ferry, WV so important to both sides in the Civil War? The 14th Connecticut spent six hard weeks there after Antietam.
For your July 4th, here’s a slow, quiet stroll through Antietam National Cemetery in honor of Independence Day and the many thousands who gave all for the freedom of others.
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.