William “Howdy” Martin exemplified the officers who kept rough hewn soldiers ready to fight
"A Shot in the Moonlight" by Ben Montgomery is the true story of George Dinning, a freed slave, who in 1899 joined forces with a Confederate war hero in search of justice in the Jim Crow South.
The Billinghurst Requa Battery, a breechloading gun, consisted of 25 horizontally arrayed barrels and required a crew of three to work it.
In June 1864 two of the Civil War’s fiercest cavalry commanders faced off at Trevilian Station, Virginia.
Philosophers who argue that reason defines truth face resistance from those who value tradition, culture, and faith