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  • The 29th Maine Infantary at 3rd Winchester

    In July of 1861, soldiers in the 1st Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment were among the first men in Maine to enlist at the beginning of the Civil War. In September 1864, some of those same men, now in the 29th Maine, were fighting in Winchester, Virginia, at the battle that was the beginning of t...

  • Battle of Fort Necessity: Washingtons First Command

    Ever since the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ended the War of the Austrian Succession in 1748, Europe has seen six years of uneasy peace. That peace is about to be broken, but not on the battlefields of Europe as had been the trend for the past half-century, but rather in the frontier wilderness of t...

  • Historic Fort St Frederic

    Fort St. Frederic was built in 1735 to control important waterways in the New York frontier, and for the French to lay claim over the region. This fort was an important outpost during 2 wars. Many raids by the French and their Indian allies began at Fort St. Frederic. Attacks were made all over N...

  • 1918 Cadillac Type-57 World War 1 Survivor

    Trekking through the battlefront’s rough terrain and even sustaining a bullet hole traced to the Second Battle of the Marne, the service record of the 1918 Cadillac Type 57 is a testament to Cadillac's lasting legacy and involvement in U.S. military wartime efforts. Learn about the history of thi...

  • The Hays Code & White Slavery

    This program takes a deep dive into the weird, convoluted and nebulous law that is The Hays Code, and how it attempted to control "White Slavery" as its depicted in Hollywood Films.

  • Crimean War Logistics & the Great Storm of 1854

    When did nature conspire with the enemy? In November of 1854 a massive storm wreaked havoc on the encamped British, French, Turkish, and Russian armies in the Crimea and wrecked more than 37 ships in the Black Sea. The storm would not only unleash God's wrath upon the exposed armies, but initiate...

  • History of Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine

    Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the United States. It was initially built in the 1600s to defend St. Augustine, Florida from attack. British pirates and privateers had burned previous wooden forts in the area, so a masonry fort was constructed. The initial phase of constructi...

  • The Beau Ideal - Turner Ashby and the Kemper House

  • Jackson's Valley Campaign: Stonewall on the Loose

    Starting in early November, the rising star in the Confederacy, Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson was ordered to the Shenandoah Valley in order to protect in from Union occupation, steal attention of Union forces away from McClellan's Peninsula Campaign, and disrupt federal plans in the area. Startin...

  • Last Raid at Cabin Creek

    This award wining documentary tells the true story of the final Confederate raid into what is now northeastern Oklahoma. The military operation was planned by Confederate Brigadier General Stand Watie and was executed by Brigadier General Richard M. Gano.

    Called "one of the most brilliant and da...

  • The French and Indian War Legacy

    The French and Indian War lasted from 1754-1763. This conflict between the British colonies in North America, and the French colony in Canada changed the imperial makeup of the continent. The most obvious outcome of this war was the expulsion of France from Canada, but many events that followed c...

  • Brides Pie

    Like a marriage, this recipe takes seemingly disparate ingredients and blends them together in a beautiful harmony of deliciousness. Holding it all together is a secret ingredient. Throw some rice and grab a slice. Bride's Pie is being served! Many thanks to our 'Stunt Crust'.

  • Maryland vs. Maryland - Front Royal Combat Story

    At the Battle of Front Royal, two different 1st Maryland Infantry Regiments squared off. One was Union and one Confederate. With men from the same state pitting regiments with the same numbers against each other, it was “Maryland vs. Maryland.” “Fridays at the Front” is a collaboration between Ci...