Politics and Destruction Threaten the Confederacy

Generals Sherman, McClellan and Sheridan play major roles this week in the Civil War.

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Phil Sheridan

In spring 1864, Ulysses S. Grant picks Phil Sheridan to lead Union cavalry against Robert E. Lee.

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Nathan Bedford Forrest

Nathan Bedford Forrest builds his legacy of one of the war’s best generals.

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Joseph Johnston and John Buford

Joseph Johnston finds a new role leading the Army of the Tennessee while a Union hero is promoted on his death bed.

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