Encyclopedia Virginia offers a new, rich history of the African American experience in Virginia.
The Museum of the Confederacy provides a collaborative conference for teachers that will deepen their understanding of the end of the Civil War.
Discover and experience the musical preferences of the great American president Abraham Lincoln.
The 2015 signature conference of the Virginia Civil War brings together 14 experts to discuss the dramatic close and aftermath of the Civil War.
In the mountains of Southwest Virginia, a civil war within the Civil War broke out.
How a city in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley helped heal the wounds of the American Civil War.
Documents Compass Assistant Editor William B. Kurtz recently attended The American Civil War in a Global Context conference and brought back this report.
This week WGR brings us snapshots of what voting and photography used to look like in the US.
Historians discuss the American Civil War in the context of world history at this conference in Fairfax, VA.
Jonathan White says you can write a whole history of the Civil War through the dreams of people who lived through it.
Brendan Wolfe covers the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg with a series of blog posts.
One of the most persistent legends surrounding the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place 150 years ago, is that it was fought over shoes.