Here is a brief and beautiful snapshot in time depicting the world of upper-class women in the mid-19th century, a topic Alfred Stevens was gifted at painting.
This amazing painting depicts a real-life disaster that occurred off the coast of New Zealand in 1863.
When Sherman said "war is hell," this is exactly the kind of thing he had in mind.
This one famous chart from 1869 tells the incredible story of one of the great defeats in military history.
Now this looks like a nice day.
‘The Flag that Has Given Protection to Persecuted Countrymen’: An Irishman’s Service to Union & Parents
This is my first reblog from the Irish in the American Civil War blog, which is a very interesting exploration of one of the important [...]
If you think this outrageously-decorated room looks like something out of a fairy tale, you got the point.
A 15-year-old Civil War Navy lieutenant loses his memory and forgets who he is for 30 years. Riiiiiiight.
"Gettysburg" is a good movie, but let us not delude ourselves into thinking that war is really like this.
Can a group of enterprising men escape from an escape-proof island in Boston Harbor? Fill your glasses!