With malice toward none, with charity for all, the president set the nation to the task of reconciliation and freedom
Texans' futile battle for access to gold and Pacific ports
Plenty of blame to go around for the defeat that cost the Union army 13,000 casualties
An Iron Brigade captain recounts his regiment's epic Gettysburg fight
'I would rather go there and run the chances of being Shot than Stay here all Summer.'
Though most historians call him a crybaby, documents show Washington deliberately withheld needed matériel
Alexander Hamilton's grandson was born to be a great general, but illness intervened
When history travel becomes a reality, visit the small town where the border war got seriously ugly