A detailed look at the world that Confederate politicians and planners imagined would exist in the wake of a Southern victory in the Civil War
The Western Confederate Army never recovered from Albert Sidney Johnston’s April 1862 death at Shiloh
Bassett picked up the regiment’s colors and cried to his men, 'Follow me,' then rushed and planted the colors on the enemy position.
A Union officer’s heroism at Shepherdstown awed both friend and foe
Follow in the tracks of John Wilkes Booth’s desperate flee for freedom for a captivating adventure
A common farmer from Virginia and a millionaire general from new York transcended the horrors of the wilderness through simple acts of decency