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.
Was Abraham Lincoln's the most tumultuous presidential transition in American history?
Early Photographs of African American Soldiers at The National Museum of African American History and Culture
The Prickitt album in the NMAAC is a rare coincidence of names and photographs of Colored Troops fighting for the Union in the Civil War.
What was it like to be one of the 186,017 African Americans who served in the Union Army during the Civil War?
What life was like for southern belles.