Marcos Mota laughs as tries on an undergarment from the Civil War era.
Billings Studio Theatre’s Glenda Brauneis helps Elle Wilgus try on a dress from the Civil War era.
Tiea Tobey talks about Clara Barton and medicine in the Civil War on Thursday at the Billings Public Library.
Jamie Leifert and Sarah Qualls try on hoop dresses from the Civil War era at the Billings Public Library on Thursday.
Ben LaBeau, right, shows Jayden Kay what he looks like in a hooped dress from the Civil War era during an event held for Lewis and Clark Middle School students at the Billings Public Library on Thursday.
Caleb Robson aims a rifle from the Civil War era as Jim Vaughn talks about the weapon at the Billings Public Library on Thursday.
Sarah Qualls tries on a hoop skirt and a hat from the Civil War era at the Billings Public Library on Thursday.
Students of the Civil War at Billings Public Library
Author Ken Robison talks about Montana and the Civil War at Billings Public Library on Saturday afternoon.
Janee Weber was shocked when two women she knows asked her to teach their daughters how to bake cookies.
"Montana Territory and the Civil War: A Frontier Forged on the Battlefield" by Ken Robison.
The Montana State University Billings Library kicks off its fall community lecture series on Tuesday with "Civil War 150."
CASPER, Wyo. — Steven Dacus and Con Trumbull dismounted their horses and aimed their muskets to the southeast.
WASHINGTON — In the 1780s, the son of a farmer in south-central Pennsylvania purchased from his father 116 acres where two roads intersected. He laid out 210 lots for a town he named for himself. He was James Gettys.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — For more than a decade, Gettysburg National Military Park has undergone a facelift.
Children examine the Boston monument to the black Civil War soldiers of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment and their white commander, Col. Robert Gould Shaw.
CODY, Wyo. — Spontaneous Theater Productions is presenting "John Brown's Body" in four Wyoming cities this month.
Grocer William Kiskadden's store in Virginia City is popularly described as the "Vigilante Barn," a place where the Vigilantes may have signed their oath.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — The rolling farmland that is Gettysburg can be toured in a number of ways, but on horseback you can transport yourself to the vantage and vulnerability of a Civil War officer on horseback directing his troops in the three-day battle.
Madigan Nussbaum, 9, smiles while on a horseback tour through the Spangler farm, a field hospital during and after the Battle of Gettysburg.