Category Archives: Civil War

Newly Online: S.D. Cameron and Maxwell A. Cameron Papers

Recently added to Acumen is the S.D. Cameron and Maxwell A. Cameron Papers, primarily containing letters, of two Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, brothers during the Civil War. Samuel D. Cameron was a member of the 2nd Alabama Cavalry and Maxwell A. … Continue reading

The Battle of Lookout Mountain

This Thursday, November 24, is not only Thanksgiving Day, but also marks the 148th anniversary of the Battle of Lookout Mountain, a major turning point in the Civil War. The defeat of General Braxton Bragg’s Confederate Army of Tennessee at … Continue reading