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In 1864, Gen. Thomas Jackson Rodman developed a special process that helped produce the world’s largest cast iron cannon.
Southwestern Pennsylvania museums and historic societies house artifacts that tell the stories of those who headed off to battle.
The Civil War display at LeMoyne House in Washington County includes items belonging to President Ulysses S. Grant.
A 1985 biography of George Washington Williams has helped inform a new generation of his contributions to African American history.
See the new exhibit at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., then follow 12-day escape route of President Lincoln’s assassin.
John Wilkes Booth escape route takes you 60 miles through rural Maryland and Virginia.
Father Emmeran Bliemel, the first Catholic chaplain to die in action, is in a Civil War exhibit opening Friday in the McCarl Gallery.
As many as 60,000 Union soldiers participated in the Savannah, Ga., campaign.
Few people had ever heard of the Battle of Monterey Pass, the second-biggest Civil War action fought in Pennsylvania.
The fall of Atlanta 150 years ago this week was a Civil War pivot, while 1939’s “Gone With the Wind” enshrined the event in popular culture.
Twin cities -- Allegheny and Pittsburgh -- contributed to soldiers' relief in 1864 with a sanitary fair.
June 14th event to mark 150th anniversary of Pittsburgh Sanitary Fair.