Atrocity at Shelton Laurel

Revenge on the enemy is one thing. Murder of the innocent is another. Two colonels in the Confederate Army show no mercy in Madison County, conducting acts that outrage even their side’s most devoted leaders.
(Volume 2, Part 5)

A War of Songs

From battlefields to minstrel shows, music becomes a rallying cry of loyalty and motivation. But as deaths and hopelessness mount, the songs convey a haunting sense of loss
(Volume 2, Part 2)

Battle of the Bands

Musicians attached to the 26th North Carolina regiment rouse patriotic spirit, bolster flagging morale in the face of gruesome casualties, and are vital to the regiment’s command and control system. (Volume 2, Part 1)

The Women’s War

With millions of young men lost in — or lost to — battle, and economic calamity a relentless opponent, women are forced into new roles: farmers, mill workers, entrepreneurs, even rioters. Daily realities of survival, fear, danger, and desperation are just some of a war’s challenges that transcend class and social status. (Volume 1, Part 8)