Eric J. Wittenberg is an accomplished American Civil War cavalry historian and author. An attorney in Ohio, Wittenberg has authored over twenty-one books on various Civil War subjects, with particular focus on cavalry operations, as well as three dozen articles in popular magazines. Visit him at ericwittenberg.com.
Gen. Robert E. Lee began moving part of his Army of Northern Virginia from the Old Dominion toward Pennsylvania on June 3, 1863. Lee believed his army needed to win a major victory on Northern soil if the South was to have a chance at winning the war. Tra... SEE MORE