History

Gettysburg

The bodies of thousands of Confederate soldiers lie stretched across a battlefield in Pennsylvania, and the smell of death — and defeat — lingers in the air. (Volume 4, Part 1)

Civil War Series

The Invincible Ironclad

One man builds a warship that seems unsinkable, and his sworn enemy vows to destroy it. (Volume 3, Part 12)

History

A City, Beneath

A professor, determined to unearth a 16th-century culture buried in Morganton’s foothills, discovers the first Spanish fort in the interior United States.

Civil War Series

The Iron Lifeline

The outcome of the war relies on the strength of the state’s railroads. (Volume 3, Part 11)

History

Salute a Veteran

Contribute a personal essay to honor a veteran in this reader story collection.

Civil War Series

Dear My Beloved,

A husband and wife, separated by war, exchange letters to bridge the distance. (Volume 3, Part 9)

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