Civil War Series

One Nation, Again After Johnston’s Surrender

After four years and thousands of lives lost, the war ends. (Volume 5, Part Four)

Johnston’s Last Stand at the Battle of Bentonville

Confederate brigades battle Sherman’s troops in Bentonville. (Volume 5, Part Three)

Sherman’s Final March

The Union lays waste to Fayetteville in its push through the Carolinas. (Volume 5, Part Two)

The Union Takes Wilmington

Confederate troops fail to defend the vital port city. (Volume 5, Part 1)

Freedom Nears for Slaves

The slave trade in North Carolina thrives, despite the impending demise of the Confederacy. (Volume 4, Part 10)

During the Civil War, Sisters of Mercy Provide Medical Attention

Nuns from the North travel south to nurse the sick and comfort the dying. (Volume 4, Part 9)

The Battle of the Crater

The Union Army’s plan to explode a mine succeeds, but the confederate counterattack proves more deadly. (Volume 4,...

The Civil War: General Wild’s Raid

Brig. Gen. Edward augustus Wild raises an army of former slaves who take aim at southern plantations. (Volume 4,...

The National Pastime at War

Troops from both sides — and even prisons — find escape from the slog of war with a bat...