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Civil War Battles

America's Turning Point: Vicksburg and Gettysburg

Conrad Black | Posted 08.07.2013 | Books
Conrad Black

2013-06-06-Conradbookcover.jpgAfter Vicksburg and Gettysburg, the American aptitude for war would not be questioned again for a very long time. No one except Lincoln and the senior officers of both armies had imagined that the decisive climax of the American constitutional project could be such a noble and terrible combat.

Lessons From Chancellorsville

William McGrath | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics
William McGrath

As I watch America become more polarized, I worry that a balanced approach to the biggest problems of our generation will elude us as a country. I worry the lessons of Chancellorsville will be lost, and the battle lines will be drawn again.

Civil War Soldiers Glowed In The Dark?

Mental Floss | Posted 04.06.2012 | Weird News

The Civil War gets pored over like few other topics in American history, but here's one tidbit you may not have heard before: some Civil War soldiers ...

PHOTOS: Civil War Commemoration At Fort Sumter

Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

Two glowing beams of light were cast into the sky early this morning at South Carolina's Fort Sumter, the site where the first shots of the American C...