Tillie Pierce Teen Eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg

Imagine being fifteen years old, facing the bloodiest battle ever to take place on U.S. soil: the Battle of Gettysburg. In July 1863, this is exactly what happened to Tillie...

Gunpowder Girls The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies

In the Civil War, the government hired women and girls—some as young as nine—to make millions of rounds of ammunition. They worked 72-hour weeks with little training. Poor...