A C-47 pilot gives his son a firsthand look at the dangerous missions he flew in flak-filled skies on D-Day and beyond.
Plenty of blame to go around for the defeat that cost the Union army 13,000 casualties
An Iron Brigade captain recounts his regiment's epic Gettysburg fight
'I would rather go there and run the chances of being Shot than Stay here all Summer.'
Though most historians call him a crybaby, documents show Washington deliberately withheld needed matériel
Alexander Hamilton's grandson was born to be a great general, but illness intervened
When history travel becomes a reality, visit the small town where the border war got seriously ugly
A few of our favorite locations on the war's most gory single-day battlefield
Surgeons kept temperature, pressure, wind speed, and humidity records—but they didn't know what to do with the data
The first president's cool head and respect for science helped a young America survive smallpox and yellow fever