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.
In July 1863, over a thousand Irish dockworkers rioted against the Civil War draft in New York City in a four-day upheaval, targeting black workers and citizens.