Tag: Civil War

Inside Andersonville: The Civil War’s most cold-blooded prison

July 3, 1863: The Battle of Gettysburg concludes

What caused the Civil War?

June 17, 1885: The Statue of Liberty arrives home

May 23, 1900: Sergeant William Harvey Carney receives Medal of Honor

One Civil War scuffle involved stolen hats

April 9, 1865: General Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox

Here’s what happened to Robert E. Lee after the Civil War ended

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Mexican Americans turned on each other during the Civil War

Rare Civil War photos capture America’s greatest war

October 20, 1864: Abraham Lincoln proclaims Thanksgiving is a national holiday

Here’s what happened to Robert E. Lee after the Civil War

Vintage photos that shine a new light on history

Lincoln’s assassination recounted by last surviving witness on 1950s game show

The man who really started the Civil War

The Confederate Constitution was basically plagiarized

African American soldiers: The unsung heroes of the Civil War

The worst military leaders since Napoleon

30 magical behind-the-scenes facts about ‘I Dream of Jeannie’

Skol! 1,100-year-old Viking beer hall unearthed in Scotland

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September 14, 1814: “Star-Spangled Banner” penned

General 09.13.19

Sharon Tate’s best films to watch before ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

The Moai statues of Easter Island: Mystery solved?

The treasure and curse of the Oak Island mystery

General 09.11.19

The most boneheaded assassination attempts in recent history

Ada Lovelace: The first computer programmer

General 09.10.19

You won’t believe what these historical figures sounded like

The wild history of the Jersey Devil

General 09.09.19

Operation Paperclip and the rocket race

The epic tale of outlaw Johnny Ringo

General 09.08.19

Did the US stay in Vietnam unnecessarily long?

Technology 09.07.19

NASA to give away Apollo-era rocket to whoever can move it

US 09.06.19

Library of Congress to transcribe rare suffragist letters

General 09.05.19

An answer to the age-old question: “Boxers or briefs?”

Ancient 09.04.19

10 Remarkable Egyptian pharaohs

Dolly Parton: The life and legacy of country’s biggest star

General 09.03.19

The destruction of the USS Liberty

The great ‘Egg War’ of California

Guinness beer started Guinness World Records? Brilliant!

Ancient 09.02.19

5 Fascinating mythological creatures

General 09.01.19

The fundamental beliefs of the Church of Scientology

World 08.31.19

Holodomor: The devastating, Stalin-spun Ukrainian famine

World 08.30.19

The Crimean War: Unpacking history’s most poorly planned conflict

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