James Hinds was assassinated for his beliefs, and today is largely forgotten. He stood up for African-American civil rights during the Reconstruction, provoking the KKK's ire.
Writer Margaret Mitchell was born on November 8th, 1900, at the beginning of a new century. Her novel Gone ...
Julia Ward Howe wrote her most famous poem, the legendary Civil War song, “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” in a single burst of inspiration 156 years ago.
Women in the STEM fields are reclaiming the memory of a richer scientific past than some might think.
Godey’s Lady’s Book, one of the most influential American publications of the nineteenth century, tried to halt the Civil War.