Lotz house in Tenn. The Lotz family woke 1 morning in the 1800's to notice a civil war battle starting in their front yard. After seeking shelter underground, the next day they came to find 8,500 casualties in their front yard. Many spirits still reside there.
The Civil War not only changed the country forever, it also changed the media, according to a Penn State Researcher. Read what Ford Risley, professor and head of the Department of Journalism at Penn State, had to say about the impact the Civil War had on journalism.
Maxwell House Hotel, at the end of the Civil War, when it was still called the Zollicoffer Barracks. Photo shows men and women on the street; horses and carriages; Demoville City Drug Store on right; low buildings to left and rear. Nashville, Tn -1865