July) Dead Union soldiers at Devil's Den - Gettysburg, PA.The Library of Congress identifies this series of photos as having been staged by live Union soldiers on November 1863 (the battle was in July).
It’s been almost 400 years since the good ship Mayflower landed in 1620 with the progenitors of a new nation. Here is a sampling of Mayflower offspring who made good (and a few who might have strayed a bit from their Puritan roots).
Great Ghosts of Gettysburg Between the first and the third of July, more blood was shed in a formerly little-known Adams County farm community than at any battle in history. The deaths on the battlefield at Gettysburg numbered and probab
Oppression by Omission: Women Soldiers Who Dressed and Fought as Men in the Civil War by Maria Popova “Women lived in germ-ridden camps, languished in appalling prisons, and died miserably, but honorably, for their country and their cause just as men did