Peter Carlson, The Bible According to Thomas Jefferson, from Editorial
James Delgado, director of NOAA's Maritime Heritage Program, speaks to the importance of preserving and interpreting our historic military shipwrecks.
The brutal 1778 Cherry Valley Massacre prompted a wide-ranging punitive expedition that broke Iroquois power
In The Whites of Their Eyes, Paul Lockhart debunks the myths and offers new insight into the June 17, 1775, Battle of Bunker Hill.
In Washington: A Life, Ron Chernow has a candid, honest look at the often-mythologized American commander in chief and first president.
The socket bayonet, which saw duty in armies for more than a century, enabled a soldier to fix his bayonet while retaining the ability to fire.
In an age of biological discovery, a few modern-day warriors furthered science and saved lives
The Brown Bess musket served British infantry units for the better part of a century.
America was born of war, and the following 10 battles helped forge the nation and forever change world history.
Tom Lea's 1938 mural "Pass of the North" honors the giants who made El Paso. The Texan also illustrated books by J. Frank Dobie.
A new documentary on PBS explores 'Lafayette: The Lost Hero,' reminding Americans of the story of a man who played an important role in their War for Independence and was wildly popular in his day.
In the hours after Lexington/Concord, Redcoats and Rebels faced off in a little-known murderous street fight
Parliament’s modern army faces off against the Royalists at Naseby in 1645.
Maj. Robert Rogers successes on the New Hampshire frontier in the French and Indian War and his still-relevant "Rules of Ranging" are explored in a biography by John F. Ross.
When British troops captured the river fortress at Stony Point, New York, in 1779, George Washington was determined to drive them out with force and fixed bayonets.
King Frederick II of Prussia introduced potatoes into his army’s diet in 1744 despite popular belief that they were unfit for human consumption.