Years after the climactic Pennsylvania battle, Doubleday continued to defend his actions and denigrate his superiors
Quick-thinking North Carolinian took command at a crucial point at Spotsylvania Court House
Destroyed in the war, isolated Virginia rail junction was rebuilt in a spirit of reconciliation
Sharpshooters wore camo and hefted state-of-the-art rifles with longer, flatter trajectory
A Union sailor left a remarkable first-hand account of the struggle between USS Monitor and CSS Virginia
The second bloodiest defeat in the 1864 Atlanta campaign devolved into a full frontal catastrophe
Changes in technology and lust for battle information led to the birth of modern American journalism.
University of Chicago sociologist John Clegg is using the Union Army records of African-American men like Abram Garvin to learn about self-emancipation.
Disastrous midterm campaign tour was a shortcut to impeachment
A soldier’s diary preserves the only known text of an Emory Upton speech