Largest Charge of the Civil War: Gaines' Mill
Image: Desperate Valor by Dale Gallon
Brigadier General John Bell Hood leads the 4th Texas Regiment at the Battle of Gaines Mill and achieves the first breakthrough in the Union line.
McClellan Threatens Richmond
In early April 1862, USA General George B. McClellan's Army of the Potomac landed at the tip of the Virginia Peninsula between the York and James Rivers. This force of more than 100,000 Union soldiers then …Read More...