8th Wisconsin: The “Old Abe” Regiment
by Ann Andersson
January 15th, 2012
The Eighth Regiment was organized at Camp Randall, Madison, and its muster into the United States service completed on the 13th of September, 1861, and on the 12th of October, it left the State for St. Louis. Arriving at St. Louis on the 14th of October,
Supplier to the Confederacy: Isaac Campbell & Co, London
by Ann Andersson
January 14th, 2011
The story of Jewish entrepreneur Samuel Isaac and his founding of the commission house of S. Isaac, Campbell & Co in London in the 1850s.
Into Rebeldom: How the Physical Journey South Impacted Union Soldiers
by Chris Wehner
November 29th, 2009
According to historian Aaron Sheehan-Dean the study of the Civil War soldier is best achieved when focused on the “interconnections” of “motivation, experience, and effect.”
Book Review: The Judas Field
by Caleb Klingler
June 10th, 2009
In Howard Bahr’s latest novel, The Judas Field, he continues his popular theme of a Confederate soldier retelling harrowing experiences of the American Civil War. Each of first two popular titles, The Black Flower and The Year of Jubilo, narrates a soldie
Union - Troops Furnished and Deaths
by Soldier Studies Article
March 16th, 2009
Data on loss of Union soldiers, state to state, and type of death.
Civil War Tactics
by Soldier Studies Article
March 8th, 2009
Tactics is the military art of maneuvering troops on the field of battle to achieve victory in combat. 'Offensive tactics" seek success through attacking; "defensive tactics" aim at defeating enemy attacks.
The Art of War (Machiavelli, Vauban, and Frederick )
by Soldier Studies Article
March 8th, 2009
Civil War Implications of Tactics By Dr. Ernest Butner
Caring for the Men: The History of Civil War Medicine
by Soldier Studies Article
March 8th, 2009
When the war began, the United States Army medical staff consisted of only the surgeon general, thirty surgeons, and eighty-three assistant surgeons.
Civil War Pensions
by Soldier Studies Article
March 8th, 2009
At the close of the Revolutionary War, the United States government began administering a limited pension system to soldiers wounded during active military service or veterans and their widows pleading dire Poverty.
IN SEARCH OF A SOUTHERN MANIFEST DESTINY: Sibley's Brigade - The Confederate Army of New Mexico
by Robert Thompson
March 1st, 2009
In early 1862, the Confederate Army of New Mexico invaded the New Mexico Territory in an attempt to secure the American West for the Confederacy, but nothing was gained but misery and suffering for the soldiers of the army.
Company E
by Caleb Klingler
February 28th, 2009
The American Civil War proved to be the most violent and catastrophic events in American History. Historians are only beginning to understand fully the horror of the Civil War battlefields.