The famous photographs at Harvard, first published in American Heritage in 1977, are at the center of a difficult debate over who owns the images.
South Carolina severed ties with the Union not out of concern for states' rights but because of slavery
RESEARCHERS PREPARE TO LOOK INSIDE THE LONG-BURIED CONFEDERATE SUBMARINE
How the U.S. Air Force came to drop an A-bomb on South Carolina
The United States had promised black soldiers that they would be paid as much as whites. Sergeant Walker believed that promise.
In the quiet luxury of the historic district, a unique form of house plan—which goes back two hundred years—is a beguiling surprise for a visitor
From Fort Ticonderoga to the Plaza Hotel, from Appomattox Courthouse to Bugsy Siegel’s weird rose garden in Las Vegas, the present-day scene is enriched by knowledge of the American past
A newly discovered record of a proud Southern society that few people ever thought existed
Courtly, gallant, handsome, and bold, John Laurens seemed the perfect citizen-soldier of the Revolution. But why did he have to seek death so assiduously?
The paintings of E. L. Henry:
In 1860, Southern delegates bolted the Democratic convention at Charleston. An eyewitness describes the first giant step toward secession
At Fort Wagner the Negro soldier was asked to prove the worth of the “powerful black hand”