Battle of Antietam

Battle of Antietam The Presidents and the Generals Speak Up Before the Wars Bloodiest Battle The battle of Antietam, fought between the Union forces led by General George McClellan and General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia’s Confederate soldiers, … Continue reading

The Civil War Begins

 The Civil War Begins American history’s bloodiest four years began on this day in 1861 when Confederate General Pierre Beauregard ordered his shore batteries to open fire on Fort Sumter at Charleston Bay in South Carolina. In a thirty-four hour … Continue reading