Admiral David Farragut took the Confederate minefields, forts and ironclads at the Battle of Mobile Bay in the Gulf of Mexico. More »
For veterans, history buffs and the general public, anyone interested in American history should at some point visit Arlington National Cemetery. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.