Category: AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

Davis appeared a short while later with a pistol and shot General Nelson in the chest. Nelson died half an hour later. One Union general…

He was an enthusiastic supporter of Reconstruction, and made numerous efforts to suppress the Ku Klux Klan. The American Civil War was a titanic struggle…

As night fell they saw that their wounds seemed to be glowing in the dark Glow in the dark wounds might sound like something out…

His men were clearly embarrassed but couldn’t help ducking each time the gunfire came. There are several monuments raised in memory of the Battle of…

Indeed, General Sheridan was wounded during the Civil War, but did not die in battle The depiction of wartime heroes, royalty, and similar important figures…

The American Civil War threatened to rip the nation apart and created rifts that in some ways have not healed. For four years the nation…

While the far more well-known 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment is usually portrayed as the first African-American unit of the American Civil War to have seen…

The American Civil War threatened to split the United States asunder. From California to Virginia the nation divided itself over whether or not it supported…

The personalization of equipment goes back for centuries. The Greeks often had to supply their own armor so they usually added ridged elements that simulated…

Submarines did not become common in naval forces around the world until the 20th century. But one did exist in 1860s America during the Civil War–the…

Using insects – primarily maggots – to treat burns and wounds is a recognized, valid therapy. It is still used today to “debride” (clean) everything…

History has shown that a battle cry can be a powerful weapon. Not only does it create a feeling of unity among the ones performing…