A gateway between the North and the South, this transportation hub was coveted territory for commanders on both sides.
American Battlefield Trust and Bowe Stewart Foundation commits to multiyear support
On July 1, 1863, a Union officer's hard-nosed response kept J.E.B. Stuart away from Lee for six hours
The lonely single guys in the Virginia colony paid for female company
Late in the war, General Josiah Gorgas advocated arming slaves to fight
Charles Campbell believed in the winged mammals' voracious appetite for mosquitoes
Magnificent views of the city below created a real estate bonanza