Although they have been submerged for more than 150 years, because they have been in fresh rather than salt water they are near perfectly preserved.
The Open Top revolver represents a time when muzzleloading firearms gave way to cartridges. It is slow, old, and obsolete and that is exactly why I love it.
As a first-generation American, I can say without reservation that I support the right to fly the Confederate flag and feel it deserves to be flown.
I’m an American and the Confederate Flag—the Dixie flag—isn’t America’s flag. So, why do so many Americans want to wave the flag represents racial division?
Remember to be unconventional, never underestimate the power of individual influence, and never—ever—quit, just like these three warriors from early US history.
In short, to paraphrase Martin Luther King, the content of the person’s character need to be judged and not the color of skin.
The 300,000 piece collection, made up of weapons, gifts from foreign countries, flags and even some toys, just made its way to a new home in Richmond, Virginia.
Micah Kaminski discusses shooting the ashes of his father, Francis Henry “Hank” Kaminski Jr., out of a cannon at the Knob Creek Range.
The arm is referred to as “The Arm of the Unknown Soldier” and museum curator Lori Eggleston said it’s about more than just marketing.
Thanks to four decades of tireless lobbying by one Margaret Zerwekh, Civil War hero Lt. Alonzo Cushing will be recognized with the Medal of Honor.