|Key Moments in
the Civil War
||This is the opening salvo of a series of
articles that are being written to try to show the key decisions that were made that
affected the outcome of the war. A really good "What If?" discussion that allows
you to draw your own conclusions.
||Was he the South's finest general? How
did he match up against Lee? Not often you get to see two generals who fought for the same
side compared. This is the second in a series of articles to allow you to ponder the age
old question of "what if?"
||This is the third in a series of
articles that continues to ask the question "what if?" This one clearly defines
the stark differences between these two leaders.
||A great analytical look at the battle of
Gettysburg. This one is gonna start you thinking.
||Think Stuart was out just out
"horsn' around?" Better think again. Take a look.
||Do you think if the Confederates had
used a different defensive strategy in the Civil War the outcome would have be different?
Here's someone that presents a very good case for it. This article was written by a Civil
War Reenactor and a long time student of the late Rebellion. He has written several
articles for his unit's newsletter as well as for this website. I think you will enjoy.
Battle of Nashville
||Did you know that Thomas was accused
of having a case of the "slows" at this battle? Wasn't Lincoln that said it, it
was Grant! Thomas dang near got fired over this one. You gotta read about it to appreciate
|Light Cavalry Vs
||Every thought about the difference
between these two mounted units? Heck, they both ride horses. I thought that was all that
need be known. Well, I guess we all better think again. Big difference!
||Really good description of 2nd
Manassas. Ties it all together!
||Probably one of the finest
descriptions of this very complex campaign that you will ever read.
description of a very complex campaign.
A great, short
write-up on how the Union Cavalry was under utilized!
A Historians View
||Think you know about "Little
Mac?" Better think again. Take a look.
|The Pipe Creek Line
||Think you got all the answers to the
"What Ifs" of Gettysburg (Ewell had taken the hill, Stuart had been there on
time, etc.)? Did you ever consider Meade's position? Take a look at this beauty and I
think you will get a whole new prospective on the What Ifs of the Battle of Gettysburg.
This article was written by a long time student of the late Rebellion and one of the true
"experts " on the Battle of Gettysburg.
Incident At Gettysburg
||A great little story that was told to a
friend of mine by his Great Great Grandfather. Warriors haven't changed that much in 135
|The Art of War
||"The Art of War
(Machiavelli, Vauban, and Frederick ) Civil War Implications of Tactics" is a great
essay on how some of the tactics of the military geniuses of the past applied to the Civil
||A great explanation of
John Buford's first day defensive action at the battle of Gettysburg.
Myth of the Confederacy
||An interesting essay
on how a Brit views our late unpleasantness.
Dark and Bloody Ground
||A very good essay on
the Kentucky Campaign of 1861.