Just before Custer’s Little Big Horn, the southern portion of the U.S. Army pincer felt the fury of the Indians. More »
For five brutally cold days in autumn 1877, the Nez Perce endured a determined siege by the U.S. Army. More »
A visit to the Battle of Little Bighorn in Montana can provide greater understanding of Custer’s Last Stand, and the motivations of the combatants. More »
The battle known as “Custer’s Last Stand,” came about with the discovery of gold deposits in the Black Hills of South Dakota. 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.