The battle of Shiloh during two April days in 1862 proved to William Tecumseh Sherman that he could be what he always wanted to be – a success. See Two failures who save each other – and then saved the nation (part 1). Sherman had not been successful at very much during his adult life. • Read More »
Archives: Alfred Waud
Battlelines: Gettysburg: Day 1, July 1, 1863July 1, 2016 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: Battlelines, books, Civil War.
Once again, we are sharing a post with the Knoxville Civil War Roundtable. Note: The annual anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg is this weekend. To commemorate that, we are posting, with permission, excerpts from Battlelines: Gettysburg, that describe aspects of the battle. Battlelines: Gettysburg contains the battlefield drawings of Alfred Waud and Edwin Forbes, • Read More »
Battlelines: Gettysburg displays never-before-published work of Civil War sketch artistsAugust 10, 2015 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: Battlelines, books, Civil War, history, journalism.
Many rare and never-before-published drawings of Civil War sketch artists are now available in Battlelines: Gettysburg, newly released by First Inning Press.