United States History

THE BONE WARS

Shortly after the end of the U.S. Civil War, another famous battle was brewing in the Wild West of America, one that left a firm imprint on American historical discovery. This is the tale of the long lasting feud often referred to as the Bone Wars, or the Dinosaur Wars.

THE PIG WAR

Britain and the United States have had their fair share of hostile engagements over the last few centuries; however one of the strangest engagements between the two nations was that of the Pig War.  

THE FREE STATE OF VAN ZANDT

During and after the US Civil War, a small Texan county attempted make its own place in the world and ended up going to war with the United States.

THE GREAT SULTANA DISASTER

One of the greatest maritime disasters in United States history is not widely known within U.S. borders, and is often overshadowed by events at the time.   

THE PETTICOAT REVOLUTION

1916 America was not a time when women were known to have garnered political influence or power, but one such clever revolution took place in Oregon, only a few years after women had achieved the right to vote.

THE GREAT CINCINNATI ESCAPE

In 19th century America, there were many daring tales of slaves escaping to secure their freedom and livelihood, but no attempt was quite as audacious as the escape of Lewis Williams.

SYBIL'S RIDE

There were many famous incidents to warn of impending British attacks at the outset of the American Revolutionary War, then there are the lesser known one's that were just as important to the Revolution. 

THE OTHER CONSPIRATORS

The assassination of US President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865 by John Wilkes Booth is a well known event in history, however he was not the only target of the wide ranging conspiracy on that fateful night. 

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