For nearly six decades after Little Big Horn, George Custer's widow burnished the general's reputation and wrote movingly of reconciliation with former foes
American painting style grew out of heroic scenes, martyrs' deaths, and massive historic murals
Obscure poet ginned up fake reviews, posed for sexy photos, and used a private Emerson quote as a blurb
Exquisite jewelry carved in the shape of acorns presented to Julia Dent Grant
"Sketch Book of the War" considered one of the 19th century's most important photographic works
An artist’s foxhole-level view of war during World War II.
"All Quiet on the Western Front" highlighted the futility of war, whereas the Nazis revered violent struggle