University of Chicago sociologist John Clegg is using the Union Army records of African-American men like Abram Garvin to learn about self-emancipation.
A soldier’s diary preserves the only known text of an Emory Upton speech
Life of wealth, privilege didn’t keep one ‘angel’ from giving all for the wounded
The Battle of Attu in May of 1943 was the only land battle of World War II fought on incorporated U.S. territory. It was the second deadliest battle in the Pacific Theater, after Iwo Jima, due largely to a failed last-ditch banzai charge.