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
With Maine torn apart by political violence in 1880, war hero Joshua Chamberlain again answered the call
The remains of Sgt. Robert McPhelan were found in a section of the cemetery that was reserved for paupers or unclaimed bodies
“Fighting Joe” really put to the test the motto “I ain't here for a long time, I'm here for a good time"
Bassett picked up the regiment’s colors and cried to his men, 'Follow me,' then rushed and planted the colors on the enemy position.
Follow in the tracks of John Wilkes Booth’s desperate flee for freedom for a captivating adventure