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.
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
Iuka Ravine in the Columbus University District is an attractive place with a good view. Many students and non-students apply for apartments here, not realizing its tribute to a Mississippi town.
Prisoners at the Cahaba Prison had the highest survival rate among all the Civil War prisons on both sides of the war. Only 147 men died there during their imprisonment.
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.
Few are aware of the War of Toledo between Ohio and Michigan took over 100 years to reach a final settlement.
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.
Forgetting history results in Movements such as one that now maintains that the Holocaust of WWII ever occurred. Between the American Civil War of 1861 - 1865 and 2012, portions of the history of the events and aftermath of the war were lost and later found. We can add new memories, including the...