Against his better judgement union General Ambrose attacked Robert E. Lee’s entrenched confederates at Fredericksburg. More »
When the Federal cause was in mortal danger at the Battle of Gettysburg, Winfield Hancock did what had to be done …and more. More »
Confederate General, Stonewall Jackson, suffered bitter defeat at the hands of the ‘Iron Brigade’ at the Second Battle of Manassas. More »
It’s easy to grasp the tactical brilliance of the Nez Perce warriors when visiting the Big Hole National Battlefield in western Montana. More »
For veterans, history buffs and the general public, anyone interested in American history should at some point visit Arlington National Cemetery. More »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.