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
A common farmer from Virginia and a millionaire general from new York transcended the horrors of the wilderness through simple acts of decency
The town is steeped in the Confederate history so predominant in the South, but the area’s waterways made it a pivotal route on the Underground Railroad
At Gettysburg’s 1888 grand reunion, Confederate outcast James Longstreet turned man of the hour. but his memory tour was almost fatal
As Grant focused on taking Vicksburg, he found compassion to combat a contraband crisis