Benjamin Rush

Rush was a prominent physician in Colonial America. He was a proponent of women’s rights and abolition of slavery. Rush signed the Declaration of Independence and served in the Continental Army.

Abigail Adams

The letters and memoirs of Abigail Adams are important historical documents. She was the wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams.

Battle of Antietam

The first major battle fought on Northern soil and the single bloodiest day of battle in the Civil War.

Battle of Gettysburg

A decisive battle of the Civil War, in which the Army of Northern Virginia suffered a devastating loss that turned the tide of the Eastern Theater.