On the eve of the Normandy Invasion, a British Army lieutenant was cast in a surreal production to fool the enemy
Scoundrel: Created with lofty aspirations, the Excelsior Brigade never reached its potential under Dan Sickles
President Abraham Lincoln was desperate to forge a political alliance necessary to save the Union—even if it meant embracing a rascal like Dan Sickles.
Antietam Time Travel: A Veteran of America’s Bloodiest Day Returns to Capture Photos of Scenes of Carnage
At 4 p.m. on September 18, 1891, Oliver Cromwell Gould, son of 10th Maine Infantry veteran John Mead Gould, took a photograph of Antietam’s East Woods, where his father had witnessed momentous events 29 years earlier.
A Connecticut family struggled with its commitment to the Union cause