Tubman led 150 men in a military operation that freed 750 enslaved people and wreaked havoc on Confederate troops.
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The Confederate deserter and the victorious Union general shared their reminisces with each other and the country.
By John Tuttle
Robert Smalls commandeered a ship, freed dozens of other slaves, and convinced President Lincoln to allow black men to serve in the Union Army.
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Gilbert Bates toured the South and England on foot in Union uniform, flag in hand.
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.
St Albans Raid was one of the most controversial events in the Civil War.