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.”

December's Archived Features:

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