Leland Stanford bribed, stole, and murdered his way to fame and acclaim
David M. Potter's scholarship explains how the North saw Southern rhetoric as 'crying wolf'
Decades after soldiers were wounded, bits of lead showed up in X-rays, or simply appeared
A ‘Warrior Tradition’: Why Native Americans Continue Fighting for the Same Government That Tried to Wipe Them Out
Often lost in conversations surrounding military history — and most discussions on sociology — are the contributions of Native Americans.
The Navy was considered a place of political independence—but that didn't keep Nazi ideologues and spies from joining its ranks
After a slow start, Washington's spymasters used mathematics, chemistry, and sneakiness to turn the tide against the British
Confederate veterans created shrines to memorialize the general and attract travelers' dollars
Dozens die as troop transport collides with barge hunting for John Wilkes Booth