John Green of Crash Course History peers into the causes of the Civil War and the motivations of the individuals who rallied to fight.
The American Battlefield Trust provides an animated map of the Battle of Gettysburg.
The Smithsonian documents how when the draft wheels arrived in New York City on July 11th, 1863, the poor revolted and riots ensued.
Yale University archives the document that initiated South Carolina’s secession.
The Atlantic explores the need to question the popular account of a war that tore apart the nation.
The Smithsonian discusses historians are discovering some of the earliest known cases of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from 150 years ago.
The History Channel discovers a Civil War sketchbook describing the Battle of Bull Run.