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22 Eye-Opening War Movies to Stream Tonight

The shores of Dunkirk and the Korean countryside await...

By Xavier Piedra

The Slave Who Stole A Confederate Ship And Sailed His Way to Freedom

Robert Smalls commandeered a ship, freed dozens of other slaves, and convinced President Lincoln to allow black men to serve in the Union Army.

By Joslin Joseph, We Are the Mighty

4 Union Generals That Were Better Than the Famous Ones

These hardworking generals outperformed the showboats at every turn.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The 5 Stupidest Losses Of The American Civil War

Confederates and Union troops alike made flawed decisions with fatal consequences.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

19 Essential Civil War Books

Explore the history of America's deadliest conflict with gripping fiction and nonfiction.

By Shannon Raphael & Kelsey McConnell

10 Civil War Battles That Shaped America's Bloodiest Conflict

From 1861 to 1865, these battles determined the fate of the United States.

By Robert Walsh

The Union Saved An Ironclad By Deploying $9 Trash Decoy

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.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

The Northernmost Confederate Attack was a Raid on Vermont

St Albans Raid was one of the most controversial events in the Civil War.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The True Glory of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment

An African American volunteer infantry regiment from Massachusetts gave their courage and their lives to protect the Union.

By John Freund

9 Best Civil War Movies

These gripping films illuminate one of American history's darkest chapters.

By Dave Adams

Ulysses S. Grant: The Man Who Secured the Union’s Victory in the Civil War

Grant Moves South explores the legendary general’s pivotal successes and military strategies.

By Allison Wild

When Civil War Musicians Served as Battlefield Medics

The life of a Civil War regimental band member wasn't all treble clefs and drumsticks.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

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