The 17th president narrowly avoided conviction in 1868.
John Burns showed his commitment to the United States—and its union—until his final days.
The Confederate deserter and the victorious Union general shared their reminisces with each other and the country.
By John Tuttle
These books examine the burdens of battle, from the Revolutionary War to modern day Iraq.
From 1861 to 1865, these battles determined the fate of the United States.
By Robert Walsh
In 1956, one man reminisced about his experience in the Ford's Theater at age five.
The USS Indianola was pressed into service before her completion, yet she managed to serve with honor–and be the subject of a thrilling rescue mission.
Grant Moves South explores the legendary general’s pivotal successes and military strategies.
By Allison Wild
The schooner, lost since 1860, is the last confirmed ship that brought captives from Africa to the United States.