Established in 1810, this bed and breakfast is steeped in Civil War history. When it housed Confederate soldiers during a three-day battle, one accidentally shot Mary Virginia “Jennie” Wade, a 20-year-old civilian, whose spirit is now said to haunt the place.
The terrain and noise factors made the area ideal.
That Arthur T. Carter is spearheading an effort to build this Civil War monument sounds about right. Especially when folks consider his lineage.
Helen Viola Jackson, 101, was almost certainly the last remaining widow of a Civil War soldier when she died Dec. 16 at a nursing home in Missouri.
Movie critic Bruce Miller says the photography in "News of the World" is good; the plot isn’t. Also, this week in “The Midnight Sky” George Cl…
The fascinating story by Steve Inskeep tells of the nation’s first abolitionist presidential candidate and the wife who was rarely beside him but relentlessly pushed his career.
From monuments to road names to town, counties, schools and more, a variety of honors and naming conventions remember veterans.
One of the last battles of the Civil War was fought in Martinsville. That history is preserved.
To the editor:
Today usually is a day filled with music, food, laughter, fun and togetherness. But this year in Martinsville and the surrounding area, things…
Sometimes the stars align. In those case, several anniversaries do.
Witch bottles were designed to trap sorceresses or other malevolent spirits with all kinds of weird stuff placed inside the glass vessels.
Seeking to match Princeton's success, Clemson adopted the moniker at the suggestion of a student historian know only as "Thompson," according to research by the school's historian, Paul Anderson. The story of LSU's adoption of the Tigers is a longer tale.
Arizona umpire Rob Drake reportedly tweeted about buying a semiautomatic rifle and fighting in a "CIVAL WAR" if Congress impeaches Trump.
Fast running out of space, the hallowed cemetery has proposed eliminating burial and inurnment eligibility for some service members, military retirees and others.
Brothers Anthony and Joe Russo will adapt Magic: The Gathering into an animated series for Netflix, the streaming service announced Monday.
PLEASANTON, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in eastern Kansas have detonated a Civil War-era cannonball that had been on public display for two decades before officials determined it was live ordnance.
My metal detector gave a loud signal as I swept its coil over the freshly cleared earth. I had just dug up several Civil War bullets a few feet away, but this signal sounded different. It was louder, and registered much higher on my detector's meter than the bullets. Perhaps, I thought, I was about to dig up a Civil War belt buckle? Finding a Civil War buckle is always at the top of my wish list when relic hunting.
BLACKSBURG — Kurt Luther is linking today’s computer science to the technology of the 1860s.