Tag Archives: James Wadsworth

Book Review: A Fire in the Wilderness

A Fire in the Wilderness: The First Battle Between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee By John Reeves Pegasus Books, 2021, $28.95 hardcover Reviewed by Kevin Pawlak Of all the awful places created by the American Civil War, the … Continue reading

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The Bloody Railroad Cut at Gettysburg: Part One

Part One in a Series On the morning of July 1st, 1863, Union and Confederate soldiers made their way towards the small Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg. Three full days of viscous fighting were touched off three miles to the west … 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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