Civil War, Day by Day
The Mississippi, Tennessee and Cumberland rivers are like three arrows pointing into the heart of the South. One of the first to grasp the importance of this fact was Ulysses S. Grant, commander of Union troops at Cairo.
This Day in History
Maxwell Taylor Dies


 
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