"Sketch Book of the War" considered one of the 19th century's most important photographic works
Flamboyant Texan Ben McCulloch was the best leader the Confederates had in Arkansas
One as a U.S. soldier in 1967, the other as a tourist in 2018.
An early and ambitious American expedition developed a nightmarish side
The Douglas AD Skyraider wasn't pretty, but its pilots and maintenance crews dubbed it the Able Dog because of its handling and dependability. Some still regard it as "the best airplane ever made for close-in attack."
Disillusioned Private Robert Beckwith longed for home and warned a friend not to enlist. He would die at 2nd Bull Run