A Maryland-based group associated with the Ku Klux Klan is holding a rally at the Gettysburg battlefield on June 28.The Traditional Rebel Knights gathering will include at least 15 klansmen … Read Entire Article
On June 17, 1864, a huge explosion ripped through the D.C. Arsenal, killing 21 young women who were putting together rifle cartridges. Read Entire Article
As the rain started coming down on Saturday, temporarily halting the Civil War Days event at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum… Read Entire Article
Since we’re in the midst of commemorating the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy – more commonly known as D-Day – on June 6, 1944 and the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War… Read Entire Article
Newton was born 24 August 1823 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was appointed to West Point in 1838 and graduated 2nd in the class of 1842.
Monday June 24 1861 WILLARD WITNESSES WEAPONS WONDER In a hayloft across the street from the Willard Hotel a wonder weapon, called by its salesman “an Army in six feet square” was demonstrated for President Lincoln today.
Thaddeus Stevens rose to prominence as a Civil War congressman from Pennsylvania vehemently opposed to slavery, but not many know that he grew up in Vermont. Read Entire Article
Cooper was born 1 November 1815 most source believe in Amite County, Mississippi where his father was a physician and Baptist preacher.