I found this Civil War story fascinating so I applied my genealogy research skills to finding the details behind it all.
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.
The Battle of Pea Ridge was a bloody turning point west of the Mississippi River in the American Civil War fought on March 6-8, 1862.
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.
A brief overview of the events taking place during the Civil War in Cole Camp Missouri
The American civil war shaped the future destiny of the United States. What would have happened if the Confederacy had won instead?
An introduction to the life of my great-great grandfather who served in the American Civil War.
Article 9: Idle Hands - Off Duty, Part II
How did the troops live during the winter during the American Civil War? Learn about their camps and shelter during those times.
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.