“Delusion, confusion, fear, ignorance, hubris, exhaustion – upon these familiar human frailties do the spokes of history often turn, and turn they did during the American Civil War.”
By Jim Stempel
WHAT IF THE South had marched on Washington
THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR WAS JUST ENTERING ITS 18TH MONTH WHEN two colossal armies collided in a quiet corner of Maryland just 60 miles northwest of Washington D.C.
On Sept. 13, 1862, 55,000 Rebel troops under the command of Robert