Category: AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

One MoH for Fighting the Confederates and Another for Fighting the Indians, Frank Baldwin Received Two Medals of Honor

Receiving the Medal of Honor for valor in combat puts one in the hallowed company of but a few thousand individuals to ever grace the…

10 Things You May Not Know About the American Civil War

The American Civil War was fought from April 12th, 1861 to May 9th, 1865 between the Confederate States (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina,…

The 6 Most Fascinating Pieces Of Technology Used in The American Civil War

Wars throughout the decades have been accelerators of new technology. However, looking at the American Civil War, it is not what we see today. The…

Women of The Civil War: Wives and Sisters Who Joined the Battlefield Fights Dressed As Men

The Civil War is famed for its brutal battles, its men slain on fields throughout the eastern half of the United States. It’s also a…

Jack Hinson: A Civil War Sniper Hell Bent on Revenge

John W. “Jack” Hinson, better known as “Old Jack” to his family, was a prosperous farmer in Stewart County, Tennessee. A non-political man, he opposed…

American Civil War – A Tale Of Two Titans: Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant

Every year, Americans take time to remember and honor the fallen heroes of the civil war, a war that transformed America into what it is…

The 12 Best Civil War Movies

150 years after its end, the Civil War remains one of the most important events in American history. It has been depicted countless times in…

3 Wars That Paved the Way for World War I

The First World War was devastating in its scope and utterly unlike what national leaders expected. As such, it was seen by many as an…

10 Things You May Not Know About the American Civil War

The American Civil War was fought from April 12th, 1861 to May 9th, 1865 between the Confederate States (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina,…