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Long after the guns fell silent at Antietam, the earth yielded up gruesome reminders of the bloodiest day of the American Civil War: bodies, bones, buttons and entire severed limbs -- one of which is now the focus of intense study at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.
Events around the country are planned to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, and now's there's an easy way to get a feel for the complete scope of celebrations.
This summer's commemoration of the 1862 battle will be smaller than last year's commemoration of First Bull Run.
A new travel program in Virginia aims to connect history lovers to wineries and wine lovers to history.
The New York State Military Museum has created a video that shows some of the meticulous work conducted to conserve a flag at the center of a deadly encounter in the opening weeks of the Civil War.
The western Maryland town of Hancock is marking the 150th anniversary of a little-known Civil War battle.
Andrew Dalton loves studying the Civil War. "Not too many people can say history happened in their backyard."