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.
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 shaped the future destiny of the United States. What would have happened if the Confederacy had won instead?
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 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.
When the first shots of the war were fired upon Fort Sumter; the war quickly escalates for both sides in the first seven days of it. Everyone knew then that this was not going to be a quick war.
A brief overview of the events taking place during the Civil War in Cole Camp Missouri
Article 3 in American Civil War Life: The Union's Path To War
There are thirty-five living children of U.S. Civil war veterans. Here is the story of Fred Upham and his father, 1st Lieutenant William H. Upham
Article 4 of American Civil War Life: Filling The Ranks