Liverpool has the most important Confederate house abroad writes Peter Elson

LIVERPOOL should mark the Civil War anniversary by securing Confederate paymaster Charles Prioleau’s former home, according to one US Civil War expert.
“This amazing house at 19 Abercromby Square should be given English Heritage Grade-I listing,” says Tom Sebrell, American Civil War historian.
“There is so much symbolism in that house to do with South Carolina, introduced [...]

Grave found of man who bankrolled Confederates in American civil war

The grave of a man who bankrolled the Confederate side in the American civil war, and ended up costing the British government £3.3m in compensation to the victorious north, has been tracked down in a patch of brambles in a London cemetery.
Charles Kuhn Prioleau, a cotton merchant born in Charleston, South Carolina, was based in [...]

Walking stick of man who assassinated US President Abraham Lincoln to be sold

Booth famously shot the American hero in the back of the head as he watched a production at the Ford’s Theatre in Washington.
The cane is engraved to Booth from actress Laura Keene, who was on stage at the time of the murder on April 14 1865.
It was she who identified Booth as the killer and [...]