The Civil War (1861-185) sometimes called, the war between the states, war between brothers, or war between the North and the South, was the most significant war ever fought on American soil.
Who were the laundresses of the American Civil War? Their job was to wash and clean the uniform of the soldiers during the battles. They traveled and went everywhere the soldiers fought during the war to do their job.
Victorian cleaning methods easily made in the home out of plants and other non chemical methods
An article looking into the living conditions of the urban poor in the 1800s. The 1800s was a time of enormous change. The industrial revolution changed Britain's urban landscape forever.
A peek at 19th century Victorian Education in England and America from the writings and scrapbook of George Burgess (1829-1905) and the life story of Gertrude Rosa Burgess (his daughter), born in 1874
If you grew up in the mid to late sixties you would know it was a different era. For some of us it was more of an innocent time; especially for those of us that lived in a small town where you literally knew everyone but, because you did, it seemed...
Contrary to her public image, Queen Victoria was a passionate and romantic woman. Learn about the men in her life and how recently-discovered diaries reveal her relationship with a young Indian Muslim
When we are dying, we sometimes review our lives. With Queen Victoria, it was a life full of incident. Read this truly personal account of the life of an amazing queen.
1805, a year after Napoleon Bonaparte's coronation as Emperor, France was engaged in a fierce and bloody campaign against an Allied Russian and Austrian Army. The Battle of Austerlitz did not win the war, but it did showcase France's prowess on the battlefield.
Though there are innumerable noteworthy people of the 19th century, there are a few that many folks may not be aware of, so I'm giving you a list of ten.