Text source: HA.com John William Peck, 4th Indiana Cavalry, Archive of Letters.A fantastic group of over 100 war-dated letters by 2nd Lieutenant John W. Peck.
HQ, 27th Brig., 1st Div., on battlefield 12/15/62 “Our brigade crossed the river on Thursday afternoon towards dark, but for some reason or another we
June 25 – July 1, 1862 The Seven Days Campaign changes the face of the war in the Eastern Theater as Lee’s Army of Northern
NPS Battle Summary (credit): Glorieta Pass was a strategic location, situated at the southern tip of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, southeast of Santa Fe,
As a result of the fall of Forts Henry and Donelson, Confederate Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, the commander in the area, was forced to fall
After capturing Fort Henry on February 6, 1862, Brig. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant advanced cross-country to invest Fort Donelson. On February 16, 1862, after the