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Battles and Political Events

Events of 1862

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'Barbara Frietchie': Fact vs. Fiction  
Anietam Battle's Poffenberger Cabin: A Time-worn Survivor  
Antietam was costly to the South in many ways  
Antietam's Haunting Memory  
Antietam's Misery Lasts Long After Battle  
Antietam's Other War: Surviving Wounds  
Antietam: A Day of Bloody Heroics and Losses for Irish Brigade  
Antietam: A Pivotal Battle to Union's Success  
Antietam: Canteen found in home of pastor holds mystery  
Antietam: Carnage Beyond Imagination  
Antietam: Civilians Also Victims  
Antietam: Does a Year Make Any Difference?  
Antietam: Eleven Hours of Fury and Death in Cornfield  
Antietam: Farmland Turns Red With Blood  
Antietam: Lee's action part of master plan  
Antietam: Shallow creek helped Ga. troops frustrate larger force  
Antietam: Studies Intriguing, but Flawed  
Antietam: The People Behind The Scenes  
Antietam: Timing is Everything  
Antietam: Tiny Smoketown Bears Aftermath  
Antietam: Unknown Samaritan's Identity Discovered  
Baileys Crossroads 'Grand Review' Inspire Enlistment  
Black Horse Troop: Stonewall's Savior  
Col. Imboden's Raids Bedevil Federals  
Crampton's Gap Battleground Still Yields Bullets  
Crampton's Gap: Lost Orders Led to Confederate Defeat  
Cross Keys: A Fitting Monument  
CSS Sumter: Raider's Luck Runs Out  
Fredericksburg: A Gory Initiation Into War  
Fredericksburg: Bloody Battle Costs Burnside's Command  
Fredericksburg: Delaying Action Helped with Jackson's Success  
Fredericksburg: Gripping account of 'Winter War'  
J.E.B Stuart's Propaganda Victory  
Lewisburg Skirmish: Small, but Real Sacrifice  
Malvern Hill Battle: Richmond Saved, but at Frightful Cost  
Mill Springs Blunder Proves Costly  
Munfordville: Bridge Surrender Based on Foe's Word  
Munfordville: The Odd Surrender of a Union Officer and Forces  
New Era Dawns in Naval Warfare  
Ox Hill Battle Earned Special Note  
Ox Hill Battle: Lee's Honor Evident  
Ox Hill Battle: Restored Park Remembers  
Ox Hill Battle: Union Army Saved By Actions of Kearny and Stevens  
Ox Hill Battle: Union Pay Dearly for Gains  
Ox Hill Battle: Whirlwind of Blood and Thunder  
Perryville Battle: 'Grand Havoc' Kept Kentucky from Confederacy  
Perryville Battle: Peaceful Farm Life Upended  
Perryville Battle: Three Top Union Officers Lost  
Rain Proves Deadlier Than Cannon Fire  
Rebels Spread Yule-time Joy  
Shenandoah Valley: Nightmare for Union Force  
Shiloh Battle Affected by Insubordinate Officer  
South Mountain Battle: A Bloody Stage Set  
South Mountain Battle: Grim, Bloody Prelude to Antietam  
Stones River: A Rocky Struggle for Both Sides  
Stones River: John Morgan's 'Christmas gift' to Union forces  
Stones River: The War's Real Turning Point?  
Sunken Roads and Crucial Military Decisions  
Union Desertions: A Winter of Discontent  
Union Invasion Interrupts Governor's Inauguration  
Union Train Raid Gets Untracked  
USS Monitor: A Tourist Draw  
Valverde Battle: Rebel's Bloody and Short-lived Victory  
Winchester Mail Train: Victim of Daring Robbery  
Winchester Medical College: Dissecting Troop's Reason for Arson  
 
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