Why exactly was Robert E. Lee so opposed to sending help to Mississippi in 1863?
George B. McClellan is accused of character defects and mental illness for his religious beliefs. But those views were not unique
Personality clash between fiery Rebel commanders comes to a head during the trek to Gettysburg
The congressman did not start out a revolutionary; he became one
“The statue was installed in 1890, a generation after the Civil War, during the historical movement that sought to undo the results by other means"
The courage and bold command decisions of America's first admiral, David Glasgow Farragut, resulted in a stunning victory for the Union during the Civil War
Author Ronald C. White explores an overlooked side of the 16th president
A Southern writer’s diary presents a vivid picture of life on the home front
Scientist Matthew Maury modernized navigation techniques but his racist politics have made him a pariah
At the war’s outset in April 1861, Seymour was one of nine officers in the Fort Sumter garrison during the Confederate bombardment
Longacre takes a look at Custer and the unsung hero of Gettysburg, David McMurtrie Gregg