Abraham Lincoln has been both hailed for freeing the slaves, and reviled as a white supremacist and racist. Which was he?
Union guerilla Tinker Dave Beaty and the Independent Scouts used warfare tactics that mirrored enemy Champ Ferguson. When the U.S. Civil War ended, Beaty would survive -- Ferguson would be executed.
Champ Ferguson was one of only a two Rebels tried and convicted of war crimes after the United State's Civil War. In a rare twist of fate, Ferguson actions may have impacted my family's future.
American Civil War families and museums around the states participating in that war maintained records of their favorite recipes, handing them down to 21st century cooks. Here are some of the best.
Verbal Commands and Positions To Deliver Fire, As Taught To American Civil War Troops During Drill Sessions
Just Before The Battle, Mother: Eve of Battle, and The Battle Joined
The American civil war shaped the future destiny of the United States. What would have happened if the Confederacy had won instead?
During the American Civil War, Richmond went from being the Jewel of the South to a pile of smouldering ruins. Let us take a look at some of the contributing factors that led to the Fall of Richmond.
It was 150 years ago that the Civil War ravaged the United States. One particularly dark memory is the thousands that died at Andersonville Prison. These photos show it as it is today.
The American Civil War is noted for the many types of weapons used during the war, especially the big guns. These guns were capable sending a projectile up to three miles away.