Special Projects

Latest Special Projects

The Siege is Lifted

Late in the afternoon of Thursday, April 30, 1863, Gen. James Longstreet received a message he had been expecting. Read more

Another Costly Day

Another Costly Day

Three days had passed since Confederate Gen. James Longstreet had received orders to withdraw his force of 20,000 men from Suffolk. Read more

Costly Information

Costly Information

From the beginning of the Suffolk Campaign, Confederate Gen. James Longstreet had been working under several constraints. Read more

A break in the fighting

Except for the deadly clashes with the enemy, Civil War soldiers lived a pretty dull life. As a result, they became creative in how to ... Read more

Friends and Foes

Friends and Foes

In Suffolk, just as in other theaters of the war, one of the difficulties faced by the officers of both sides was preventing the enlisted ... Read more