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Emerging Civil War welcomes back guest author Sean Michael Chick Major General William Farrar Smith is one of the Civil War’s most controversial commanders. He was twice removed from command. He was once considered for an army command. He was … Continue reading
Civil War battles are complex things. When leading folks around a battlefield, I (as I’m sure all of you do) try to make complicated movements of thousands of men simple, and draw ideas from these places that they can relate … Continue reading
In February 1862 – Forts Henry and Donelson fell to combined Union land and river attack forces, resulting in a major victory for the Union. Which commander – Union or Confederate – is most interesting to you during the Henry/Donelson campaign? Why?