Would the disastrous Reconstruction era have taken a different course?
One of Lee’s greatest lieutenants is slowly winning his reputation back after losing it for daring to criticize his boss
Whatever you were taught or thought you knew about the post-Civil War era is probably wrong in the light of recent study
A TALE OF RECONSTRUCTION
Of the turbulent career of Pinckney B. S. Pinchback, adventurer, operator, and first black governor of Louisiana. He reminds one powerfully, says the author, of the late Adam Clay ton Powell, Jr.
Was it, as Navy Secretary Welles believed, “a conspiracy to overthrow the government”?
One of the saddest tales in American history tells how a well-intentioned President lost a dazzling opportunity