American Civil War
The Union army forced African-American men and women, born into both freedom and slavery, to build a nearby stone fort.
The last expulsions were for "support of the Confederate rebellion," in 1862.
Trump’s lack of political qualifications would have sunk his political career if he were black, the author argued.
“Monuments are not how we record history—books are, museums are, Ken Burns 12-part miniseries are.”
The state's Republican speaker of the House said the "Children of the Confederacy" plaque should be removed from the capitol building.
Yale University and a former State Representative in Georgia are pointing the way to healing in America as the debate over Confederate monuments rages.
The technique used to analyze whether Lincoln wrote his famous letter is similar to one that unmasked J.K. Rowling as author of a pseudonymous novel.
Writer appreciates the bravery of his Civil War-era ancestor but denounces nostalgia for the 'Lost Cause.'
A lawsuit challenges historians about where the Confederate general camped before the Battle of Bull Run.
As the PBS film celebrates its 25th anniversary, how does America look back at the Confederacy?
For Rick Santorum to compare the marriage equality ruling to Dred Scott v. Sandford is dangerously inappropriate.
Should they sympathize with the Confederacy because it resisted the federal government? Or celebrate the emancipation of the slaves?
New York City was a place that facilitated bondage while preaching freedom.
More than 30,000 soldiers from Brooklyn participated in the four-year war, which ended 150 years ago.