Union Sgt. George W. Quimby donned a Confederate uniform to gather intelligence during the March to the Sea
Get off the tourist path and appreciate hidden spots that illuminate America's most significant battle
William Griffing's passion is pecking out Civil War soldiers' words for posterity
Maj. Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs designed the former Pension Bureau building in Washington to be both functional and awe-inspiring
Many blacks who entered Pennsylvania with the Army of Northern Virginia escaped—but many accepted bondage as the price of contact with loved ones
After serving as a junior officer, 'Rob' Lee wrote a renowned chronicle of his father's life
Years after the climactic Pennsylvania battle, Doubleday continued to defend his actions and denigrate his superiors
A Union sailor left a remarkable first-hand account of the struggle between USS Monitor and CSS Virginia
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
Before it lent its name to the April 6-7, 1862, battle, Shiloh Church was the center of a community.