Memories, and two ancient trees, linger at Confederate General Leonidas Polk’s mansion, consumed in a postwar blaze
“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
How does the iconic PBS series measure up three decades on?
Through fire and fury, fighting men formed special bonds with their war horses
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
The famed battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, had about 536,553 visitors last year, a 92 percent decrease from its peak draw in 1970
A Stonewall Brigade captain recounts the savage July 3, 1863, fight for Culp’s Hill at Gettysburg