The Stonewall Jackson House is a 19th century house located at 8 East Washington Street in Lexington, Virginia. Constructed in 1802, by Cornelius Dorman. Dr. Archibald Graham sold it to Jackson on November 4, 1858, for $3000.
Vertical aerial photograph of Ford Island, taken 10 November 1941, with five battleships tied up along "Battleship Row" at the top of the image. USS Lexington (CV-2), a seaplane tender and a light cruiser are moored on the island's other (northwestern) side.
Approximately 21 PBY patrol planes are parked at the Naval Air Station's seaplane base, in the upper right.
The bright diago...
The Ku Klux Klan, with its mystique and its long history of violence, is the most infamous -- and oldest -- of American hate groups. Although blacks have typically been the Klan's primary target, it also has attacked Jews, immigrants, homosexuals and, until recently, Catholics. Over the years since it was formed in December 1865, the Klan has typically seen itself as a Christian organization, a...
The Battle of Fort Donelson was fought February 12–16, 1862 in the American Civil War. The capture of the fort by Union forces opened the Cumberland River as an avenue of invasion of the South and elevated Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant from an obscure and largely unproven leader to the rank of major general and the nickname "Unconditional Surrender" Grant.
The battle of Fort Donel...
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