"Let us beware of our past errors. Let us not pronounce our generals imbecile, or traitors, or cowards, because they are not uniformly successful."
~Harper's Weekly-The Rebel Raid into Maryland
Saturday, September 27, 1862
During the Battle of Harpers Ferry in 1862, she wrote of her experience and what she witnessed. Her account of the battle was published in The New York Evening Post in 1862, and entitled "The Battle of Harper's Ferry As a Woman Saw It." Read more
Wounded at Malvern Hill but gave the ultimate sacrifice at Antietam Read more
Confederate Major General that was involved in multiple engagements of the Maryland Campaign. Read more
Nathaniel Banks was a lifelong politician and when the war began in 1861 was generally well regarded and respected as a former governor of Massachusetts. He was one of the first men to be appointed by President Lincoln as major general of the newly raised volunteer troops. Read more
William Barksdale was a staunch pro-slavery advocate, newspaperman, and politician who made a name for himself as the leader of "Barksdale's Mississippi Brigade." Read more