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UP NEXT: Oregon State plays at Oregon in the Civil War on Saturday. [Read More]
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The Oregon State Beavers fell to 1-10 after losing to Arizona State 40-24. The Beavers next play Oregon in the annual Civil War game next Sa…... [Read More]
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The sport's roots in Texas can be traced back to Union soldiers, who brought it to the state the Civil War. [Read More]
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An accord that tried to curb attacks in rebel-held areas has been seen as a crucial step in ending the long civil war. But increasingly, that deal is failing. [Read More]
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Napoleon Bonaparte is one of the greatest military commanders of all time. He brought Revolutionary France back from the brink of destruction with his Italian campaign in 1796 and 1797. He made a fool of Czar Alexander I at the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805. He encircled an entire Austrian army and forced them to capitulate at the Battle of Ulm in 1805. And these are just a few of his exploits. But he was also a student of history, and repeatedly instructed his subordinates to pore over the campaigns of seven specific commanders that came before... [Read More]
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It's a place of worship where members once mourned with and provided solace to the widows, widowers and orphans of area men and women who served in the Civil War. [Read More]
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Anuk Arudpragasam's debut novel The Story of a Brief Marriage, set during the Civil War in Sri Lanka, has won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017. [Read More]
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Writer after writer and most every history book covering the Civil War period confirms that the Mason-Dixon Line is the dividing line between north and south. [Read More]
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One of the myths favored by white supremacists trying to (literally) whitewash their own history of violence is that the "first KKK" that formed after the Civil War was totally different from the later iterations of it that formed in the early 20th century. That totally unqualified judicial nominee from Trump pushed that myth on …... [Read More]
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The Hunter family tree is heavily decorated: Purple hearts. A Distinguished Service Cross. Public praise from high-ranking commanders. The legacy of service can be tracked back 150 years, to when David Hunter served as an Illinois infantryman during the Civil War. His son, David Hunter Jr., served in France at the... [Read More]
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It's not ironic, but intentional. Ulysses S. Grant, the Union general who won the Civil War and later the presidency, is back in Mississippi in a way... [Read More]
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A parade to commemorate the 154th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address consecrating the pivotal Civil War battlefield on November 19, 1863 will go forward Saturday under heavy police and FBI protection following a 'credible and violent threat' to the parade being held in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania that was mailed to a local newspaper, The Gettysburg Times, on November 6. The text of the letter has not been released. Parade image via Facebook WHP-TV reported on the threat and the FBI's response. Gettysburg Police and federal authorities are investigating a threat to the Gettysburg Remembrance Parade. Gettysburg Police Chief... [Read More]
Spray-painted in murals, wielded on anti-war banners, and even once hung as a tapestry at the United Nations, Pablo Picasso's "Guernica" might be the world's most famous political artwork.Now organisers of a new initiative are inviting art lovers to revisit the iconic black-and-white painting, using the latest imaging technology and releasing a trove of previously unseen documents to chart its turbulent history."Guernica is a source of never-ending artistic material and it's a privilege to be with as an art historian," says Rosario Peiro, head of collections at Madrid's Reina Sofia modern art museum.She is part of the team behind... [Read More]
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The latest US and Russian bid to find enough common ground on which to build some hope for Syria is in trouble, just days ahead of talks that could make or break the peace process.A United Nations mediator has called on Bashar al-Assad's regime and a beleaguered opposition coalition to send envoys to Geneva on November 28 to resolve the seven-year-old civil war.This comes less than a week after Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin issued a joint statement agreeing that there is "no military solution" to the conflict.US officials then welcomed the statement as a sign of Russia's... [Read More]
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The last surviving British volunteer to serve with the International Brigades during the Spanish civil war will vote for Catalan independence in regional electi... [Read More]
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Enric Marco's life story was a heroic one. A Republican fighter in the Spanish Civil War, who then resisted Franco's fascist regime and ended up in a Nazi conce... [Read More]
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This photo shows the house at 323 N. Main St., Kendallville, in 1976. It burned Saturday and will be razed. Photo from Jean Stiver Cochard’s book “Kendallville Families and Their Homes.â€... [Read More]
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Jack Latimer wants Hall County to know about a piece of history before it's gone. Latimer and Edward Hardman are taking apart an unassuming tin-roof barn that skirts the edge of Ga. 82 on the way to Jackson County. While it doesn't sound like much, the barn is a bit of a mystery and could be one of the oldest structures standing in the county. And in a few days, the pre-Civil War building will be gone. [Read More]
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The waterfall at Dunn's Falls near Meridian is not a natural fall. It was created before the Civil War by John Dunn from a nearby creek to form a pond at the top of the bluff to supply the water needed to turn the wheel and power his mill. [Read More]
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The differing reactions among Republicans in Washington and the base of the Republican Party to the charges against Roy Moore have enhanced a civil war inside the Republican Party. [Read More]
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