Category: Military

Civil War Prison Camps

Civil War prison camps were notoriously filthy and disease-ridden camps, warehouses, forts and prisons that held an estimated 400,000 captured Civil War soldiers, as well as spies and political prisoners,… Read more »

The Fort Pillow Massacre

The Fort Pillow Massacre occurred after the Union defeat at the battle of Fort Pillow in Henning, Tennessee on April 12, 1864. During the initial phase of the battle, the… Read more »

Dinosaurs in Gettysburg

Gettysburg is historic for many reasons, not just because of the famous Battle of Gettysburg that occurred there in 1863. In 1937, it was discovered that dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures… Read more »