The draft riots of 1863 turned a great city into a living hell.
Upon the clash of arms near a little Maryland creek hung the slave’s freedom and the survival of the Union
At Fort Wagner the Negro soldier was asked to prove the worth of the “powerful black hand”
On the eve of the Civil War differing loyalties sent some West Pointers north, others south, but their academy friendship survived the conflict.
“The President came forward and the sun burst through the clouds.”
Missives, one by Mark Twain, the other by Walt Whitman, reflect the impact of the Civil War on the nation.
Two adroit diplomats successfully prevented an open breach between London and Washington during the Civil War
The Civil War soldier marched to his own individualist cadence, but he was much like today’s G. I.
If Buchanan had met the Kansas problem firmly we might have avoided civil war
The fourth in a series on TIMES OF TRIAL IN AMERICAN STATECRAFT
Along the Mississippi the spirit of vanished culture lingers in the ruined columns of the great plantations
A southern woman’s memoir of a by-gone era
Our American heritage is greater than any one of us.