Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee was a distinguished Confederate general who bravely led his troops against Ulysses S.Grant and the Union army until his defeat at the Appomattox courthouse in April of 1865...Click here to read more:

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Robert Ford – The Man Who Shot Jesse James

Robert Ford was an outlaw from Missouri born on January 31, 1862. Like many young Missouri men of his time, he grew up admiring the war record and exploits of the famous bandit, Jesse James, a fellow Missouri native...Click here to read more:

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Jesse James: The Confederate Guerilla

Jesse James, one of the most violent outlaws of the wild west, got his first taste for violence as a Confederate guerrilla during the Civil War...Click here to read more:

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Mark Twain's Civil War Experience

Mark Twain is an iconic American writer best known for his classic novels such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Fin and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Although a writer by trade, Twain also served a brief stint as a Confederate soldier during the Civil War...Click here to read more:

Monday, October 3, 2011

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant is a Civil War icon who gained fame and popularity after he led the Union army to victory and served as the 18th President of the United States...Click here to read more: