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 →
Vicksburg in the Civil War – Grant’s Genius Plan & Move South
In part three of our Vicksburg in the Civil War series, we examine Grant's move south and attempt to take Grand Gulf.
The Vicksburg Campaign series – Grant’s experiments and expeditions
In this article, we continue our analysis of the Vicksburg Campaign and Grant's series of expeditions into the bayous of the Vicksburg region.
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.
Ulysses S. Grant and Race – a flawed redemption story
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.
Best Books on Ulysses S Grant – Dr. Curt Fields
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.
Grant the Butcher – A False Narrative
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?
200 Ulysses S. Grant Facts – 200th Birthday Celebration 
Ulysses S. Grant was one of the greatest Americans who ever lived. However, you may not know much about him. Here, we have compiled a list of 200 facts in honor of Grant's 200th birthday bicentennial celebration.