• Ed Bearss: A Man of History

    Corporal Ed Bearss fought during Operation Cartwheel at New Britain during WWII. He later became a well-known military historian of the Civil War.

  • Celebrating Women’s History Month

    Women’s History Month - VA celebrates valiant women Veterans of yesterday, today and tomorrow. Women have honorably served in the military for generations and continue to break barriers even today.

  • Hampton VA Medical Center’s 150th anniversary

    Hampton VA Medical Center in Virginia is proud to announce the celebration of its 150th Anniversary (1870 – 2020). It was established Dec. 14, 1870. It was one of the original Old Soldiers' Homes.

  • Emma Morrill Fogg French – Civil War Nurse

    In section 42 of Beaufort National Cemetery is a modest […]

  • John Wesley Powell: Soldier, Explorer, Scientist

    John Wesley Powell served in the Army during the Civil War, and later went on to lead expeditions of the Grand Canyon and become the second director of the USGS

  • The Last Monday in May

    "The Last Monday in May," written by Bob Regan and Don Goodman with Veterans from Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, is a tribute to the spirit of Memorial Day.

  • VA celebrates Women’s History Month

    Amazing women Veterans: Deborah Samson…1782…fought in the Revolution disguised as a man. Civil War: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker…first female surgeon in the Army and the only female Medal of Honor recipient.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Civil War Veteran Joseph Pierce

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Joseph Pierce (his chosen name as a Chinese immigrant). Joseph served during the Civil War.

  • Memorial Day at 150

    This month, Memorial Day will be observed for the 150th […]

  • Veterans Legacy Program: Major Pauline Cushman, actress turned Union Spy

    Major Pauline Cushman lived a life full of adventure and […]

  • 22 new military markers recognize Civil War soldiers in Illinois cemetery

    The forgotten graves of 22 Civil War Veterans received military headstones at a cemetery in Oswego, Illinois

  • From the Civil War to present day, VA helps generations of families

    If your Monday is anything like mine, you are busy […]

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