History Stories
CATEGORY: Battle of Gettysburg
151 Years Later, Gettysburg Hero Awarded Medal of Honor
November 10, 2014

Alonzo Cushing, a Union lieutenant killed at the Battle of Gettysburg, has finally received the Medal of Honor 151 years after his death. Read More

7 Things You Should Know About the Battle of Gettysburg
July 3, 2013

On the anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, explore seven ways that the bloody engagement forever changed America. Read More

Day 2 at Gettysburg: The Union Line Holds at Little Round Top
July 2, 2013

When Union troops in the hills south of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, pushed back a Confederate onslaught 150 years ago today, it proved to be the turning point of the battle that turned the tide of the war. Read More

Remembering the Only Civilian to Die at Gettysburg
July 1, 2013

Find out how a 20-year-old seamstress became the Battle of Gettysburg’s lone civilian casualty. Read More

Seven Score and 10 Years Ago: The Gettysburg Address
March 25, 2013

As the speech’s 150th anniversary approaches, here’s a look at eight surprising facts about the Gettysburg Address. Read More