Civil War Series

Sherman’s Final March

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

Civil War Series

The Union Takes Wilmington

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

Civil War Series

Freedom Nears for Slaves

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

Civil War Series

The Battle of the Crater

The Union Army’s plan to explode a mine succeeds, but the confederate counterattack proves more deadly. (Volume 4, Part 7)

Civil War Series

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, Part 6)

April 2014

The National Pastime at War

Troops from both sides — and even prisons — find escape from the slog of war with a bat and ball. (Volume 4, Part 4)