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General John F. Reynolds: Great Corps Commander or Just Famous for Dying at Gettysburg?

Emerging Civil War welcomes guest author John Roos Icons within the American Civil War can be found everywhere. Some loom larger than others, like Robert E. Lee, William Sherman, and “Stonewall” Jackson. Others find their fame within one specific moment. … Continue reading

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Reynolds Reconsidered

Was John Fulton Reynolds a great corps commander? Was Reynolds even a great general? And why do Civil War buffs have such a high regard for an officer who did so little in the Civil War compared to the likes … Continue reading

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