Joseph Gilbert agreed to report the president’s ‘few appropriate remarks,’ and wound up recording history.
By Richard Pyle
Shooting Above the Clouds
Whether you were armed with a gun or a camera, Lookout Mountain was a serious challenge.
Antagonists on both sides of secession invoked the Constitution. Which side was right?
By Jonathan Turley
Bring Out the Big Guns
Scary, yes. But these bad boys proved bigger isn’t necessarily better.
The Tactical Genius of Bloody Bill Anderson
He was savage, ruthless, calculating, merciless and brilliant.
By Sean McLachlan
Twilight at the White House
Here’s a Lincoln tale to really sink your teeth into.
By David Selby
Civil War news and history
A new era at Gettysburg College
Leadership demands apply to any chief exec from Illinois
Wanna be president? Make a good showing in New Hampshire
A Civil War Chronology
Holding out, Army-Navy rivalries, Shenandoah shenanigans and Ambrose Bierce’s unsettling venture into the macabre
Don’t you just hate to eat and run?