The Civil War, Day by Day

The High Command (detail)

Jackson Promoted to Lt. General

“They will run two hundred yards to see him and yell like wildcats. He invariably, when they cheer him, uncovers his head and dashes along at a rapid pace glancing his proud eagle eye from side to side. Then you aught to see him riding along when we are on the march, always calm and thoughtful with neat standing collar and old gray cap drawn down on his broad forehead.”

October's Archived Features:

Tuesday October 1, 2019
Wednesday October 2, 2019
Thursday October 3, 2019
Friday October 4, 2019
Saturday October 5, 2019
Sunday October 6, 2019
Monday October 7, 2019
Tuesday October 8, 2019
Wednesday October 9, 2019
Thursday October 10, 2019
Friday October 11, 2019
Saturday October 12, 2019
Sunday October 13, 2019
Monday October 14, 2019
Tuesday October 15, 2019



All illustrations by Mort Künstler. Text by Michael Aubrecht, Dee Brown, Henry Steele Commager, Rod Gragg, Mort Künstler, Edward Lengel, James McPherson, and James I. Robertson, Jr. - Copyright © 2001-2019. All Rights Reserved. No part of the contents of this web site may be reproduced or utilized in any form by any means without written consent of the artist.