Intro The American Civil War has fascinated many and gripped their attention across generations. The war is the deadliest in American history, the impacts of which can still be felt and seen to this day. However, few stop to question why we feel so attached to this history and why we feel the urge to... Continue Reading →
Why Abraham Lincoln Was Assassinated
Learn about why Abraham Lincoln was assassinated and what happened the night he was.
John Wilkes Booth – investigations and possessions
This article analyzes what really happened with John Wilkes Booth's plan to kill President Lincoln? Did he survive and live on? This article answers these questions and much more.
The Vicksburg Campaign series – background and buildup
In this new series we will analyze the Vicksburg Campaign. The first installment will look at the beginnings of the campaign and the war in the west.
Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd – a complicated love story
Lincoln and Mary Todd, a love story Lincoln and Mary Todd have a complicated love story. The pairs could not have more different backgrounds. Lincoln came from a poor, farming family while Mary Todd came from a wealthy, powerful, slave-owning family. On the surface, these two seemed like an odd match (even physically they were... Continue Reading →
Background to the Civil War – causes and events
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.