As Grant focused on taking Vicksburg, he found compassion to combat a contraband crisis
‘As He Lived For Others, So Did He Die’: Beloved Union General Israel Richardson Cut Down at Antietam
Confederate shell fire cut down revered Union General Israel Richardson at the Battle of Antietam
Historian S.C. (Sam) Gwynne's "Hymns of the Republic" looks at the Civil War's final year from multiple perspectives.
In Gettysburg, black citizens found fragile freedom.
What was a bitter George Pickett thinking when he ordered the hanging of Union prisoners at Kinston, N.C., in 1864?