With malice toward none, with charity toward all, the president seeks to binds the wounds of the nation
A gateway between the North and the South, this transportation hub was coveted territory for commanders on both sides.
American Battlefield Trust and Bowe Stewart Foundation commits to multiyear support
On July 1, 1863, a Union officer's hard-nosed response kept J.E.B. Stuart away from Lee for six hours
IInexperienced 126th New York mustered in three weeks before it surrendered on eve of Antietam
Radical Republicans pushed for aggressive military policy, emancipation, and Western expansion
The war’s closing hours erupted in this southern seat
Two empty freight train cars fell into the Potomac River, closing sites including John Brown's Fort and The Point
Two of the 11th Connecticut's officers died in gallant rush on Burnside Bridge
Confederate officers' wounded pride leads to fury, insults, and senseless murder
Accused of drunkenness at Second Bull Run even though evidence showed he suffered multiple epileptic seizures
Nearly five decades after the war, Southern officer remembers the confrontation that led to Federal retreat
Precious household goods and objets d'art disappeared after Yankees plundered the city. Some pieces were returned.