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  • American History Magazine

    Gazette- American History December 2011

    Truths Finally Surface for Ill-Fated Civil War Sub The Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley knew victory and defeat in its single combat mission on February 17, 1864—becoming the first sub to destroy an enemy ship in battle and then sinking...


    Insight: Paid for in Blood

    Students are inspired to think deeply about history when they visit historic ground Civil War Battlefields bring the past vividly to life. Walking these sites enables us to make a connection with earlier Americans that cannot be duplicated...

  • MHQ Magazine

    Gunning for Yellowstone

    Betrayal and bloodshed beget America’s first national park. On a warm evening in August 1869, a group of five Piegan Indians turned up unannounced at the home of fur trader turned rancher Malcolm Clarke, 25 miles north of Helena in...


    Interview with Brandon Bies: New Man at Manassas

    Brandon Bies, the new superintendent of Manassas National Battlefield Park, began his career as an archaeologist 16 years ago at Monocacy National Battlefield. He moved on to increasing levels of responsibility at a number of NPS sites,...