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Civil War Trust

Hallowed Ground: Summer 2014

Featured Online Articles

This issue of the Civil War Trust's membership magazine includes features on the Atlanta Campaign, 1864 Petersburg Campaign and the Andersonville Prison. To see all online articles from past issues of the membership magazine, visit the Back Issue Index »

On the War Path

On the War Path

Earl Hess

With a series of well planned flanking maneuvers, Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman tightened the noose around Atlanta, cutting off its lifeblood by rail. His movements befuddled two Confederate commanders and brought total war to the Southern heartland.Read the article »

Petersburg Crater

Chaos Beyond the Crater

Emmanuel Dabney

Emmanuel Dabney, an interpretive ranger at Petersburg National Battlefield, discusses the Petersburg Campaign, June–August 1864.Read the article »

Petersburg Crater Drawings

Calamity in the Crater

Page From the Past

The explosion and aftermath at the Crater become synonymous with Petersburg combat, as shown in period sketches.Read the article »

Hell Hath a New Name

Hell Hath a New Name

Robert S. Davis

Learn about the legend and atrocities of the Andersonville Confederate Prison.Read the article »

Brice's Cross Roads

An Entire Battlefield Saved

Bob Zeller

The amazing story of preserving Brice’s Crossroads, Mississippi.Read the article »

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