History Stories
CATEGORY: Jefferson Davis
Why the Civil War Actually Ended 16 Months After Lee Surrendered
March 5, 2018

For one thing, things were a little confusing in Texas. Read More

Chasing the Myth of Confederate Gold
February 28, 2018

Jefferson Davis fled Richmond with multiple wagons filled with gold and silver. When he was captured, he had almost nothing. Where did the loot go? Read More

How The U.S. Got So Many Confederate Monuments
August 17, 2017

These commemorations tell a national story. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Jefferson Davis
May 11, 2015

On the anniversary of the capture of Jefferson Davis by Union forces, explore 10 surprising facts about the Confederate president. Read More