For a century and a half, wealthy northerners built their fortunes off sugar, rum, and human misery
Confederate officers' wounded pride leads to fury, insults, and senseless murder
American painting style grew out of heroic scenes, martyrs' deaths, and massive historic murals
Accused of drunkenness at Second Bull Run even though evidence showed he suffered multiple epileptic seizures
Grant learns from his mistakes and finds comrades in command in Porter and Sherman
When America flexed its imperial muscles in the South Pacific, a literal typhoon got in the way
Nearly five decades after the war, Southern officer remembers the confrontation that led to Federal retreat
Known for waterfalls, gorges, and Cornell University, Cayuga locale was perfect for silent movie 'cliffhangers'
Want to see where the battle was won? Visit the high ground on the Union right
Precious household goods and objets d'art disappeared after Yankees plundered the city. Some pieces were returned.
Coalition of slaveholders and conservative abolitionists offered black Americans a land of 'liberty'