The Billinghurst Requa Battery, a breechloading gun, consisted of 25 horizontally arrayed barrels and required a crew of three to work it.
As Grant focused on taking Vicksburg, he found compassion to combat a contraband crisis
Gen. Lee’s Statue to be Removed from the Capitol—One Historian Argues Gen. Marshall Should Replace Him
"If anyone should be standing at the elbow of George Washington in the United States Capitol Statuary Hall collection, it should be Marshall.”
‘As He Lived For Others, So Did He Die’: Beloved Union General Israel Richardson Cut Down at Antietam
Confederate shell fire cut down revered Union General Israel Richardson at the Battle of Antietam
What was a bitter George Pickett thinking when he ordered the hanging of Union prisoners at Kinston, N.C., in 1864?
Culp’s Hill Hero also deserves credit for his valiant effort on America’s bloodiest day
The war forever changed Corporal Robert Bradbury
Diligent research reveals the true identity of General John Reynolds' mysterious fiancée
A feisty Southern chaplain takes on 'Little Phil,' a fellow Catholic, to escape from Yankee captivity