Healing Heroines

Not only did these women help advance the medical field, they contributed to the U.S. military and showed that non-combatants play a vital role in the war effort.

The Confederate Ironclad that Secured a Japanese Revolution

When cutting edge naval technology misses the conflict it was built for, sometimes it ends up securing a revolution on the other side of the world.

Sip Sip Hurrah! How Coffee Shaped Revolutionary America

Here are 5 facts to pique your curiosity about how this perky beverage played a role in the Revolution.

Epic Shade and Clapbacks from the Civil War

Here are 5 Civil War exchanges that illustrate our nation’s proud history of fearless, searing comebacks and witticisms. 

5 Surprising Places to Find Native American Influence in History

From corn, to conservation, to Chickamauga, to Chinook helicopters... here are a few of the ways Native Americans influenced history.

Frightful Realities of the Civil War

Mercury for medicine, unseen assassins, and wild hog attacks...Sometimes real life is more chilling than a horror movie.

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