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Today, we are pleased to welcome back guest author James Brookes.
Alexander Gardner’s images of the aftermath of the Battle of Antietam were the first serious attempts of their kind to document the true carnage of conflict. 1,603 more words
A view of the Mississippi from the bluffs at Vicksburg. This picture was taken from Battery Benton, which was manned by elements of the 1st Missouri Light Artillery and the 34th Iowa Infantry late in the Siege of Vicksburg. 32 more words
Review of Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War, by Brian Matthew Jordan
The devastation of the American Civil War is well known; casualties in that fraternal bloodbath exceeded 750,000 and the South was wrecked. 1,336 more words