Intro The Battle of Antietam is one of the most significant battles of the American Civil War and of American history. This battle resulted when General Robert E. Lee took his army into the North for the first time. The second invasion of the North would occur a year later (1863) during the Gettysburg Campaign.... Continue Reading →
The 11th OVI was one of several regiments during the American Civil War to bring a dog around with them to battle. This is the first person story of T.L. Stewart of the regiments dog Curly.
Introduction When many imagine the American Civil War, they tend to think of the blue and gray clashing on the battlefields of Gettysburg or Antietam. Many imagine soldiers of either Anglo or African descent. However, many do not conjure up soldiers who were descendants of Spanish ancestry fighting in the American Civil War. This part... Continue Reading →
Dan Masters contributed this guest post which features a primary source account of the battle of Perryville.
There were many events that led up to the American Civil War. This article will give you a brief and comprehensive overview of the events that ultimately led to the War Between the States.
Daniel Lambert is an Emmy nominated filmmaker from Maine. He has created several films, including Forlorn Hope. He is currently working on a new film focusing on Maine at Gettysburg. We sat down with him for an interview.
Ulysses S. Grant had a complicated history with race. At times he showed racial ignorance and at times was incredibly progressive. In this article, we will examine the general's race relations and see how he viewed different racial groups in America.
Ulysses S. Grant is one of the most controversial figures of the American Civil War and of American history. Dr. Curt Fields sat down with us and shared his top five books to understand the general/president.
Over the years since the Civil War, many have claimed that Ulysses S. Grant was a butcher. However, is this really the case? Did he have no regard for human life or was he a brilliant general?