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Battle of Shiloh: The Devil’s Own Day

June 12, 2006 HistoryNet Staff 0

At a small Methodist meeting house in southwestern Tennessee, Union and Confederate armies met for a ‘must-win’ battle in the spring of 1862. No one, however, expected the bloodbath that ensued. It was, said General William Sherman, ‘the Devil’s own day.’

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Benjamin Harrison (Book Review)

June 12, 2006 HistoryNet Staff 0

Reviewed by Michael Oppenheim for American History Magazine By Charles W. Calhoun Times Books, June 2005 Benjamin Harrison is the answer to a trivia question: Who is the only president (1889-93) whose predecessor and successor was the same man, Grover …