Unique US Civil War-era sword discovered

A historic sword, belonging to Col. Robert Gould Shaw, leader of the first American Civil War unit in the North made up of African-American soldiers, was donated to the Massachusetts Historical Society after resting for decades at attics of private owners.

Over 50000 Indian artefacts discovered in Alaska

Archaeologist unearthed tens of thousands of artefacts belonging to the Yup’ik people at Nunalleq in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region of South-western Alaska, USA. The finds are believed to attest a period of bloody battles between tribes of Indians living in the region prior t0 1700s.