John Hunt Morgan’s Last Night

John Hunt Morgan’s Last Night

If The Walls Could Talk The stately Dickson-Williams Mansion in Greeneville, TN, is an enduring monument to the past that has stood as a silent witness to history for more than two centuries. Towering double chimneys bookmark the Federal-style architecture of this...
Only female Medal of Honor recipent

Only female Medal of Honor recipent

An Unsung Hero Stories about Medal of Honor recipients are always intriguing and inspiring, but it’s interesting to note that of the more than 3,500 awarded, only one was to a woman. Mary Edwards Walker was born in 1832 in Oswego, N.Y., the youngest of seven...
The spark that ignited a sacred tradition

The spark that ignited a sacred tradition

Civil War Decoration Day Many towns claim the honor of being the first to celebrate Memorial Day, but according to the Library of Congress, Decoration Day preceded our modern day Memorial Day by many years, with one of the first taking place in Columbus, Miss., on...