The Civil War Collection The Complete Story of America's Epic Struggle

Entrenched in a conflict over slave labor, the industrialized North and slave-powered South of the mid 1800's became entangled in the only war to be waged between Americans on...

New national park celebrates Harriet Tubman's legacy

After Harriet Tubman, famed conductor of the Underground Railroad, rescued dozens of people from slavery and served in the Civil War, she settled down in the small city of Auburn...

The Grand Strategy of the War of the Rebellion

Twenty-two years after the close of the American Civil War, General William T. Sherman shared his thoughts and insights on the "Grand Strategy" of the war. He wrote:"We veterans...

Powder River Expedition of 1865, The: The History of the Controversial Campaign against Native Americans in the Montana and Dakota Territories

In response to Sioux raids along the Bozeman Trail, the United States Army closed the trail in 1865 to mount the Powder River Expedition against the Sioux alliance that kept...

War and Religion A Very Short Introduction

Is religion a force for war, or a force for peace? Some of the most terrible wars in history have been caused and motivated by religion. Much of the violence that fills our...

Spy Princess The Life of Noor Inayat Khan

This is the riveting story of Noor Inayat Khan, the descendant of an Indian Prince Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore, who became a British secret agent for SOE during World War II....

The House on Thrömerstrasse A Story of Rebirth and Renewal in the Wake of the Holocaust

Louis and Jenni Böhm were a middle-class Jewish couple who established a thriving business and raised a family in a small country town in Upper Silesia in 1885. The book follows...

Grant’s Tomb The Epic Death of Ulysses S. Grant and the Making of an American Pantheon

The final resting place of Ulysses S. Grant, the victorious general in the Civil War and the eighteenth president of the United States, is a colossal neoclassical tomb located in...

Unexplained History What Historians Still Don't Understand

One Day University presents a series of audio lectures recorded in real-time from some of the top minds in the United States. Given by award-winning professors and experts in...

Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

This book examines the complexities of life for African Americans in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley from the antebellum period through Reconstruction. Although the Valley was a site...

page 1 from 34