Published: May 13, 2013 at 11:35 am
The Cambridge, Mass., home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow nurtured his poetic talents and harbored his greatest tragedy.
Published: May 01, 2013 at 4:15 pm
By 1867 the Studebaker brothers had provided the U.S. Army with 6,000 vehicles, including supply wagons, gun caissons and ambulances.
Published: May 01, 2013 at 4:05 pm
The young officer survived court-martial, a duel and the War of 1812 to become one of America’s greatest commanders
Published: May 01, 2013 at 3:39 pm
Invisible Armies, by author-historian Max Boot, is an authoritative and superbly written examination of the evolution of guerrilla warfare and its close cousin, terrorism.
Published: April 03, 2013 at 3:08 pm
Mathew Brady's photograph of a "Camp of contrabands" near Richmond, Va., illustrates the bleak living quarters shared by many former slaves.
Just across the James River from downtown Richmond, Va., is Old Town Manchester, a contraband camp established in 1865. …
Published: April 03, 2013 at 3:07 pm
Why did the victor of Gettysburg let Robert E. Lee get away?
Published: March 31, 2013 at 5:34 pm
It is common knowledge that Lt. Col. George Custer and all the men of his immediate command perished during the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Still, some people, uncommon or not, believe there was a survivor, most likely one named …
Published: March 31, 2013 at 4:32 pm
In the June issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about the history of Wild West magazine, old-time baseball in Colorado, the dragoon period of the American West and prolific Western author James D. Horan.
Published: March 31, 2013 at 2:46 pm
Our 25th Anniversary! Wild West has been informing and entertaining readers with true tales and images of the Old West since June 1988.
Published: March 30, 2013 at 11:09 pm
Author Mark Smokov brings Wild Bunch outlaw Harvey Logan (aka Kid Curry) out of Butch Cassidy’s shadow.
Published: March 30, 2013 at 9:19 pm
Native New Mexican artist Kim Wiggins offers a unique take on the oft-depicted 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Published: March 30, 2013 at 5:05 pm
Author Mark Smokov makes the case that Harvey Logan (aka Kid Curry) was not just another member of the Wild Bunch under Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Published: March 30, 2013 at 4:51 pm
Author Thom Hatch delivers a dual biography of Butch and Sundance, notorious outlaws as inseparable in life as in death.
Published: March 30, 2013 at 4:36 pm
Author Linda Wommack profiles 30 of Colorado's classic landmark hotels, 22 of which opened their doors in the 19th century.
Published: March 30, 2013 at 3:47 pm
With Golden Visions, Will Bagley's second volume of a three-part series on the overland trails, again draws on thorough research to carry the reader along with the wagons west.
Published: March 28, 2013 at 6:22 pm
Author and popular novelist Larry McMurtry applies his storytelling skills to a short biography of George Armstrong Custer, though he covers little new ground.