american civil war

  • From the Musket to the Drone

    Picture the image of opposing armies charging each other in a muddy field during the Napoleonic Wars and it’s easy to see that there has been an evolution in the way that we fight wars. It is now inconceivable to think of soldiers lining the miles of trenches that...
  • The Night they Drove Old Dixie Down

    “The Night they Drove Old Dixie Down” is a beautiful ballad by The Band, a famous canadian rock band, composed and recorded in 1969. The lyrics tell of the last days of the American Civil War and the suffering of the (almost) defeated South: in fact, Dixie is the nickname...