October 15, 1862 – As the two Confederate armies pulled out of Kentucky, Colonel John Hunt Morgan’s Confederate cavalry conducted another raid in the state.
October 13, 1862 – The Federal high command continued prodding Major General George B. McClellan to move his Army of the Potomac into Virginia, but
October 11, 1862 – Confederate forces ended their unsuccessful Kentucky campaign, and Federal Major General Don Carlos Buell came under harsh scrutiny for not pursuing
July 7, 1865 – Federal officials hanged four of the eight defendants accused of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. On
Article originally published in Harper’s Weekly, 8 April 1865 (courtesy of sonofthesouth.net) THE mischief which is done by the well meaning but foolish clamor that
Article originally published in Harper’s Weekly, 11 February 1865 (courtesy of sonofthesouth.net) ILLINOIS has repealed her black laws, and indeed she could hardly help wiping