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Civil War

Special Order No. 191: A Huge Chance-Discovery and a Wa...

August 21, 2018

One of history’s most serendipitous moments occurred on September 13, 1862, as the Civil War raged. Two Union soldiers stumbled upon a piece of paper detailin...

The Last Days Of The Civil War In Atlanta (12 Photos)

November 3, 2016

During the late summer and early fall of 1864, the city of Atlanta became the spot for a major battle of the Civil War a the Union Army pushed south from Tennessee. T...

Mary Edwards Walker: The Only Woman to Receive the Meda...

October 21, 2016

She was the only woman in her medical class in 1855. Her medical practice, however, floundered because no one trusted a female doctor then. So she volunteered in ...