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Why This Civil War Vet Marched Across England With the U.S. Flag

Gilbert Bates toured the South and England on foot in Union uniform, flag in hand.

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

[CLOSED] March Into Battle With This Month's Military History Giveaway

Discover key, dramatic moments in the Civil War and World War II when you win this month's bundle.

By The Archive Staff

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

15 Eye-Opening War Movies To Stream Tonight

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

By Xavier Piedra

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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