At the height of the War of 1812, the British invade Washington DC, setting fire to everything as they stormed into the capital.
Eager to attack their traditional foes, a powerful Oglala/Brulé force thundered down on a hapless Pawnee hunting party in southwest Nebraska
The war’s closing hours erupted in this southern seat
Patricia O’Toole compellingly explains how a moralizing outlook drove Woodrow Wilson’s presidency, from WWI to handling domestic politics.
High-pressure hydraulic mining operations send toxic sludge down river, inundating towns and farms
Two empty freight train cars fell into the Potomac River, closing sites including John Brown's Fort and The Point
Two of the 11th Connecticut's officers died in gallant rush on Burnside Bridge
For nearly six decades after Little Big Horn, George Custer's widow burnished the general's reputation and wrote movingly of reconciliation with former foes
The Northwest Territory states were home to thousands of African Americans in the early 1800s