Examines Virginia's secession through the eyes of James Thomas Petty, a young Virginian living in Washington D.C. at the time.
The United States Colored Troops
Examines the role and experiences of the USCTs.
Civil War to Civil Rights: Family
Through infographics and newspaper clippings, explore the role that family and kinship ties played in helping enslaved people cope with the condition of slavery, as well as what challenges people faced with finding and rebuilding their
The U.S.-Dakota War
Examine the motives of the U.S.-Dakota War through the writings of a Dakota leader and the citizens of New Ulm, Minnesota.
Bull Run/Manassas Part I
Examines the first taste of war through images of objects left behind on the battlefield.
Bull Run/Manassas Part II
Uses the diaries of two soldiers to examine the experiences of soldiers during this first battle.