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  • Illinois in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Illinois who served in the Union Army.

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  • United Empire Loyalists

    "The name United Empire Loyalists is an honorific given after the fact to those American Loyalists who resettled in British North America and other British Colonies as an act of fealty to King George III after the British defeat in the American Revolutionary War and prior to the Treaty of Paris." (Wikipedia) United Empire Loyalists May we always remember that these brave men and women, were...

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  • Army of the Cumberland (USA) US Civil War

    The Army of the Cumberland was one of the principal Union armies in the Western Theater during the American Civil War. It was originally known as the Army of the Ohio . History The origin of the Army of the Cumberland dates back to the creation of the Army of the Ohio in November 1861, under the command of Brig. Gen. Robert Anderson. The army fought under the name Army of the Ohio until Maj...

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  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) PIETERSBURG Kamp/Camp

    Pietersburg People in this camp 6533 Pietersburg was the northernmost camp in the Transvaal system, isolated and difficult to service. Although Pietersburg itself was relatively open, the nearby Zoutpansberg was mountainous and forested, bordering on Mozambique. The town was only occupied by the British on 8 April 1901 and, initially, the people of this region were housed in Irene camp. I...

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  • Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War

    The main information is from the book, Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of a National Consciousness, by Richard Smith, Manchester, Manchester University Press, c. 2004, ISBN: 0719069858. Review of book The two main units mentioned and expounded upon in this marvelous book are the West India Regiment(s) (WIR), which was made up of mainly Jamaica...

  • 35th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE ARKANSAS TROOPS 35th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry 35th Infantry Regiment [also called 22nd Regiment] was organized during the summer of 1862 with men from Yell, Sebastian, and Perry counties. It was formerly the 1st (Rector's War Regiment) Arkansas Infantry. The unit was placed in Fagan's and A. T. Hawthorne's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and was active at Bayou Fourche...

  • Battles in 1863 - US Civil War

    This project is used to relate all battles of the Civil War that were fought in 1863.

  • 23rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (Martin's) (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TENNESSEE TROOPS 23rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (Martin's) 23rd Infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Trousdale, Sumner County, Tennessee, in August, 1861. Organized with ten companies, it was consolidated into eight after the Battle of Shiloh. The men were recruited in the counties of Maury, Smith, Lawrence, DeKalb, Bedford, Rutherford, Marshall, Perry, Cannon, and Coffee....

  • Bataan Death March

    The Bataan Death March (9-17 April 1942) was the forcible transfer, by the Imperial Japanese Army, of 12,000 American and 64,000 Filipino prisoners of war after the three-month Battle of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II, which resulted in the deaths of thousands of prisoners. The 128-kilometer march was characterized by wide-ranging physical abuse and murder, and resulted in very h...

  • War of Jenkins' Ear

    War of Jenkins' Ear was a conflict between Great Britain and Spain that lasted from 1739 to 1748, with major operations largely ended by 1742. Its unusual name, coined by Thomas Carlyle in 1858, relates to Robert Jenkins, captain of a British merchant ship, who exhibited his severed ear in Parliament following the boarding of his vessel by Spanish coast guards in 1731. This affair and a number ...

  • Hundred Years' War (1337-1453)

    Hundred Years' War The Hundred Years' War was a series of separate conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 between the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of France and their various allies for control of the French throne, which had become vacant upon the extinction of the senior Capetian line of French kings. The House of Valois controlled France in the wake of the House of Capet; a Capetian cad...

  • International War and Military projects Portal

    About this portal ( umbrella project) This International portal will list all war and military related projects on Geni. Minor wars and battles ,rebel and Guerilla wars can be added to this list too. If you come across a related project please add to this list. General war and military related projects: (not country specific) Military awards and decorations. Memori...

  • 9th Virginia Cavalry - Company E (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company E Mercer Cavalry - Spotsylvania County The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • U.S.S. Tyler, Civil War gun boat on the Mississippi

    Background USS Tyler , a 575-ton "timberclad" gunboat, was converted from the commercial side-wheel steamship A.O. Tyler, which had been built in 1857 at Cincinnati, Ohio. Acquired in June 1861 for the Army's Western Gunboat Flotilla, she was commissioned in September with officers provided by the Navy. One of the first Federal warships on the Western Rivers, Tyler saw extensive action on the...

  • Medal of Honor recipients for World War I

    World War I (also known as the First World War and the Great War) was a global military conflict that embroiled most of the world's great powers, assembled in two opposing alliances: the Entente and the Central Powers. The immediate cause of the war was the June 28, 1914 assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, by Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb citizen of...

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  • The "Lost" Soldiers of the US Civil War 1861-1865

    A place to gather profiles that were known to have fought in the US Civil War (1861-1865), but it is not yet clear what side they fought on. As you identify the side or state they fought on, please remove the profile from this project and move it to the Union, Conderate, or Torn State project shown at the bottom of the main Civil War project.

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  • Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts

    The Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts is the oldest chartered military organization in North America and the third oldest chartered military organization in the world. While it was originally constituted as a citizen militia serving on active duty in defense of the northern British colonies, it has become, over the centuries primarily an honor guard and a social and cerem...

  • Medal of Honor recipients, American Civil War

    Many of the awards during the Civil War were for capturing or saving regimental flags. During the Civil War, regimental flags served as the rallying point for the unit, and guided the unit's movements. Loss of the flag could greatly disrupt a unit, and could have a greater effect than the death of the commanding officer The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the Unit...

  • Mannerheimriddare / Mannerheim-ristin ritarit / Knights of the Mannerheim Cross

    Finlands 63:e självständighetsdag till ära (6.12.2010) skapas detta projekt för att samla alla riddare. En av de två sista överlevande, Tuomas Gerdt (nr95) var närvarade på årets självständighetsbal. Efter vinterkrigets slut 1940 instiftades i Finland medaljen Mannerheim-korset till Frihetskorsets orden. Den som mott...

  • Nine Years' War (1688-1697)

    Nine Years' War The Nine Years' War (1688–97) – often called the War of the Grand Alliance, the War of the Palatine Succession, or the War of the League of Augsburg[3] – was a major war of the late 17th century fought between King Louis XIV of France, and a European-wide coalition, the Grand Alliance, led by the Anglo-Dutch Stadtholder-King William III, Holy Roman Emper...

  • Battles in 1861 - US Civil War

    This project is used to relate all battles of the Civil War that were fought in 1861. Missouri The Battle of Wilson's Creek "The Bull Run of the west"

  • Military Notables other than U.S Revolution and Civil War

    From Ancient times to the present, ordinary people (some who were not generals per se) have made significant contributions to history on the battlefield. Female Boudicea Joan of Arc Nanny of the Maroons (Jamaica) Male

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  • Abraham Lincoln Brigade

    During the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), almost forty thousand men and women from fifty-two countries, including 2,800 Americans , traveled to Spain to join the International Brigades to help fight fascism. The U.S. volunteers served in various units (medical, combat and transportation) and came to be known collectively as the Abraham Lincoln Brigade . "The Spanish Civil War claimed an estimat...

  • New Jersey Civil War units

    List of New Jersey Civil War units Infantry 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Regiment 2nd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Regiment 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Regiment 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Regiment 5th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Regiment 6th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Regiment 7th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Regiment 8th New Jersey Volunteer Infantr...

  • New Jersey in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from New Jersey who served in the Union Army.

  • Italian Wars (1494-1559)

    Italian Wars The Italian Wars, often referred to as the Great Italian Wars or the Great Wars of Italy and sometimes as the Habsburg–Valois Wars or the Renaissance Wars, were a series of conflicts from 1494 to 1559 that involved, at various times, most of the city-states of Italy, the Papal States, most of the major states of Western Europe (France, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire, Engla...

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  • United States Colored Troops

    History Former Georgia slaves played a critical but little-known role in the historic struggle that pried open the door to black enlistment in the U.S. military during the Civil War. The courage and bravery of the men who served in experimental all-black regiments helped convince President Lincoln to "rewrite" his historic Emancipation Proclamation. Lincoln's revision was the catalyst for t...

  • New Hampshire in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from New Hampshire who served in the Union Army.

  • Seven Years' War (1756-1763)

    Seven Years' War The Seven Years' War was a global military war between 1756 and 1763, involving most of the great powers of the time and affecting Europe, North America, Central America, the West African coast, India, and the Philippines. In the historiography of some countries, the war is alternatively named after combats in the respective theaters: the French and Indian War (North Americ...

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  • War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714)

    War of the Spanish Succession See Wikipedia... The War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714) was fought among several European powers, including a divided Spain, over the possible unification of the Kingdoms of Spain and France under one Bourbon monarch. As France and Spain were among the most powerful states of Europe, such a unification would have drastically altered the European b...

  • Battles in 1864 - US Civil War

    This project is used to relate all battles of the Civil War that were fought in 1864.

  • 13th Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    13th Virginia Infantry Summary and Engagements This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 13th Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 10th Virginia Infantry - Company F (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company F ( "Muhlenburg Rifles") Shenandoah County Capt. Samuel Williams The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Notables of the Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between the Republic of Korea (supported primarily by the United States of America, with contributions from allied nations under the aegis of the United Nations) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (supported by the People's Republic of China, with military and material aid from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics). T...

  • Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

    The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal bestowed by an act of U.S. Congress—the highest civilian award in the United States. It recognizes those individuals who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, w...

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  • Kentucky in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Kentucky who served in the Union Army. See Kentucky (CSA) for units that served in the Confederate Army.

  • Army of the Mississippi (USA) US Civil War

    Army of the Mississippi was the name given to two Union armies that operated around the Mississippi River, both with short existences, during the American Civil War. The Confederate Army of Mississippi was named after the state, while the Union Army of the Mississippi was named after the Mississippi River. History 1862 The first army was created on February 23, 1862, with Maj. Gen. John P...

  • Cavalry Corp (USA) US Civil War

    Two corps of the Union Army were called Cavalry Corps during the American Civil War. One served with the Army of the Potomac ; the other served in the various armies of the West. Overview In contrast to the Confederacy, which early on spawned such brilliant cavalry leaders as J.E.B. Stuart, Nathan B. Forrest, and John S. Mosby, the Union high command initially failed to understand the prope...

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  • 11th Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    11th Virginia Infantry Summary and Engagements This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 11th Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 11th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry

    Overview The Eleventh Regiment was organized under the provisions of an Act of Congress, approved July 22, 1861, and by permission granted the Governor by the War Department, to commence the raising of a regiment in anticipation of a call soon to be issued by the President for more troops. Under the authority thus given, recruiting for the Regiment was commenced in May 1862. The regiment was ...

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  • 16th Corps (USA), US Civil War

    16th Corps Major Battles Hernando; Coldwater; Town Creek; Siege Of Vicksburg; Jackson; Collierville; Meridian March; Snake Creek Gap; Resaca; Lay's Ferry; Rome Cross Roads; Dallas; Big Shanty; Kennesaw Mountain; Ruff's Mills; Battle Of Atlanta; Ezra Church; Jonesboro; Siege Of Atlanta; Pleasant Hill; Bayou De Glaize; Lake Chicot; Tupelo; Tallahatchie River; Oxford; Brice's Cross Roads; Nashvi...

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  • 2nd Texas Cavalry

    The 2nd Texas Cavalry Regiment , also known as the Chisum's Regiment or Partisan Rangers , was a cavalry regiment from Texas that served with the Confederate States Army in the American Civil War of about 1,200 men. The regiment was first organized in May, 1861, under the designation of the 2nd Texas Mounted Rifles . It was reorganized in April, 1862, as the 2nd Cavalry Regiment. Recruitment ...

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  • Wars of the Roses (1455-1485)

    Wars of the Roses The Wars of the Roses were a series of dynastic civil wars fought between supporters of two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet: the houses of Lancaster and York (whose heraldic symbols were the "red" and the "white" rose, respectively) for the throne of England. They were fought in several sporadic episodes between 1455 and 1485, although there was related figh...

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  • Hood's Texas Brigade (CSA), US Civil War

    HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE Hood's Texas Brigade was organized on October 22, 1861, in Richmond, Virginia. It was initially commanded by Brig. Gen. Louis T. Wigfall and composed of the First , Fourth , and Fifth Texas Infantry regiments, the only Texas troops to fight in the Eastern Theater. The First was commanded by Wigfall and Lt. Col. Hugh McLeod, the Fourth by Col. John Bell Hood and Lt. Col. J...

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  • 8th Wisconsin Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 8th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 8th Wisconsin's mascot was Old Abe, a bald eagle that accompanied the regiment into battle. Service The 8th Wisconsin was raised at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered into Federal service September 13, 1861. The regiment was mustered out on September 5, 186...

  • The States during the US Civil War 1861-1865

    This project is a holding place for the projects created for the various states who sent troops to the US Civil War. The master Civil War project. Confederate States: Alabama , Florida , Georgia , Indian Territory , Louisiana , Mississippi ,

  • Battle of Queenston Heights

    This is a sub project under the umbrella of the War of 1812 The Battle of Queenston Heights The Battle of Queenston Heights was the first major battle in the War of 1812 and resulted in a British victory. It took place on 13 October 1812, near Queenston, in the present-day province of Ontario. It was fought between United States regulars and New York militia forces led by Roger Sheaffe , ...

  • Pequot War

    The Pequot War was an armed conflict between 1634–1638 between the Pequot tribe against an alliance of the Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, and Saybrook colonies who were aided by their Native American allies (the Narragansett and Mohegan tribes). Hundreds were killed; hundreds more were captured and sold into slavery to the West Indies. Other survivors were dispersed. At the end of the war,...

  • The Union States (USA) during the US Civil War

    Union States: California , Colorado Territory, Connecticut , Dakota Territory, Delaware , Illinois , Indiana , Iowa , Kansas , Maine , Massachusetts ,

  • 3rd Division, Missouri State Guard (CSA), US Civil War

    The Missouri State Guard (MSG) was a state militia organized in the state of Missouri during the early days of the American Civil War. While not initially a formal part of the Confederate States Army, the State Guard fought alongside Confederate troops and, at times, under regular Confederate officers. The Third District/Third Division was made up of troops from the counties of Putnam, Schuyl...

  • 58th Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    58th Virginia Infantry Summary and Engagements This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 58th Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Eighty Years' War (1568-1648)

    Eighty Years' War See Wikipedia... The Eighty Years' War, or Dutch War of Independence, (1568–1648), began as a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces against Philip II of Spain (Felipe II de España), the sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands. After the initial stages, Philip II deployed his armies and regained control over most of the rebelling provinces. However, under the le...

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  • VI Corps (USA), US Civil War

    The VI Corps (Sixth Army Corps) was a corps of the Union Army during the American Civil War. Visit Command and Unit Assignments for a detail of individual state units assigned to each division. Formation The corps was organized as the Sixth Provisional Corps on May 18, 1862, by uniting Maj. Gen. William B. Franklin's Division, which had just arrived on the Virginia Peninsula, with Maj. ...

  • IV Corps (USA), US Civil War

    IV Corps There were two corps of the Union Army called IV Corps during the American Civil War. They were separate units, one serving with the Army of the Potomac and the Department of Virginia in the Eastern Theater, 1862–63, the other with the Army of the Cumberland in the Western Theater, 1863–65. IV Corps (Eastern Theater) The IV Corps, Army of the Potomac, was created on...

  • 21st Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    21st Virginia Infantry=== Summary and Engagements ==This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 21st Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 2nd Division, Missouri State Guard (CSA), US Civil War

    The Second District/Second Division of the Missouri State Guard was formed from tropps from the counties of Scotland, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Shelby, Marion, Monroe, Ralls, Pike, Audrain, Callaway, Montgomery, Lincoln, Warren, and St. Charles, and was led by Thomas A. Harris and Martin E. Green. From the Order of Battle at the Battle of Wilson's Creek: Division, Brigade, & Regiments and Others ...

  • Virginia Local Defense (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Virginia Local Defense This is an umbrella project for all of the Virginia Local Defense Units. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 6th Virginia Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War Project

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  • XXIII Corps (USA), US Civil War

    XXIII Corps 23rd Corps was a corps of the Union Army during the American Civil War. It served in the Western Theater as part of the Army of the Ohio. The corps was organized in April 1863 by order of the departmental commander, Ambrose E. Burnside. Along with Burnside's old IX Corps, which had been sent west with him after Fredericksburg, it was to maintain a primarily defensive position in...

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  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BARBERTON Kamp/Camp

    Barberton People in this camp 2700 People who died in this camp 275 History of the camp Barberton camp was opened at the beginning of February 1901 but it grew slowly. By the end of August 1901 it only had about 2,000 inmates, small by the standards of most camps. It was situated to the south-west of the town on high ground. Both Dr Kendal Franks and the Ladies Committee were very t...

  • Wounded Knee Massacre

    Wounded Knee Massacre 1890 Background On the morning of December 29, 1890 a detachment of the 7th U.S. Cavalry massacred some 185 Lakota men, women and children in a camp near Wounded Knee, South Dakota. The massacre started with an attempt to disarm the Lakotas. After the murder of Chief Sitting Bull on December 15, 1890, Chief Spotted Elk and his band left the Cheyenne River Reservation...

  • Medal of Honor recipients for World War II

    World War II, or the Second World War, was a global military conflict, the joining of what had initially been two separate conflicts. The first began in Asia in 1937 as the Second Sino-Japanese War; the other began in Europe in 1939 with the German invasion of Poland. This global conflict split the majority of the world's nations into two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis...

  • Battles in 1865 - US Civil War

    This project is used to relate all battles of the Civil War that were fought in 1865.

  • Arkansas State Troops (CSA), US Civil War

    The Arkansas Succession Convention decided that rather than activating the existing militia regiments, they would raise new units. The convention was concerned that if the militia was called out and transferred into Confederate Service, they would be subject to being transferred out of the state, leaving the state defenseless. The convention was also concerned with the cost involved in paying f...

  • 40th Illinois Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    This regiment participated in the Battle of Shiloh, the Siege of Corinth, the Siege of Vicksburg, Missionary Ridge (Chattanooga), the Atlanta Campaign, the March to the Sea, and the Campaign of the Carolinas. The regiment was comprised of 10 companies and was organized on August 4, 1861. This project is for any profile that was a member of any regiment of this company. For more informatio...

  • 26th Wisconsin Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 26th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers were primarily German-speaking immigrants of southeastern Wisconsin. They enlisted in August 1862. This regiment participated in the battles of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Lookout Mountain and Averasboro, as well as Sherman's march to the sea. For a detailed account of the history of the 26th Wisconsin, visit this website:

  • Maryland in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Maryland who served in the Union Army. See Maryland (CSA) for units that served in the Confederate Army.

  • Reid's Battery (CSA), US Civil War

    Reid's Battery, under the command of Cpt. J. G. Reid was part of Pearce's Arkansas Militia under the command of Bg. N. Bart Pearce at the Battle of Wilson's Creek.

  • 2nd Delaware Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    2nd Delaware Infantry Regiment The 2nd Delaware Infantry Regiment fought in many of the most significant battles in the Eastern Theater. Organized in Wilmington, Delaware, it had a unique mix of soldiers, from Delaware, Philadelphia, PA and Elkton, MD. Initial organization of the regiment started in June, 1861 with Colonel W.H. Wharton in command. The 2nd Delaware would be mustered into Fed...

  • 27th North Carolina Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    Regiment: 27th Infantry Regiment North Carolina Date of Organization: 28 Sep 1861 Muster Date: 9 Apr 1865 Regiment State: North Carolina Regiment Type: Infantry Regiment Number: 27th Number of Companies in Infantry: 10 Battles Fought Fought on 14 Mar 1862 at New Berne, NC. Fought on 17 Mar 1862 at New Berne, NC. Fought on 30 Mar 1862. Fought on 31 May 1862. Fought on...

  • 29th Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Civil War Virginia: 29th Regiment, Virginia Infantry - Summary and Engagements Regiment: 29th Infantry Regiment Virginia Date of Organization: 5 Nov 1861 Muster Date: 9 Apr 1865 Regiment State: Virginia Regiment Type: Infantry Regiment Number: 29th Battles Fought Fought on 10 Jan 1862 at Middle Creek, KY. Fought on 5 May 1862 at Williamsburg, VA. Fought on 15 Jul 186...

  • 2nd Maryland Infantry - Company G (USA), US Civil War Project

    Company G= Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Pollock's Company, Virginia Light Artillery (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Pollock's Company, Virginia Light Artillery (Fredericksburg Artillery) Summary of Battles and Engagements The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Brander's Company, Virginia Light Artillery (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Brander's Company, Virginia Light Artillery (Letcher Artillery) Summary of Battles and Engagements The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Pegram's Company, Virginia Light Artillery (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Pegram's Company, Virginia Light Artillery Summary of Battles and Engagements The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 47th Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    47th Virginia Infantry Summary and Engagements This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 47th Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 13th Virginia Infantry - Company D (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company D The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 6th Virginia Cavalry - Company I (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company I (The Orange Rangers) The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 30th Virginia Infantry - Company A (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company A Washington Guards - Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 7th Michigan Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    This project is devoted to every soldier of any rank who was a member of the 7th Michigan Infantry Regiment fighting for the United States of America during the Civil War. Total enrollment at the formation of the 7th Michigan Infantry was 1375. By the end of the war... 127 were killed in action 56 died of wounds 147 died of disease 17 died in Confederate prisons 34...

  • 17th Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry (USA), US Civil War

    The 17th Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 17th Kentucky Cavalry was organized at Russellville, Kentucky and mustered in for one year. It mustered in under the command of Colonel Samuel F. Johnson . The regiment was attached to Military Department of Kentucky and assigned to duty at Hopkinsville, Kentu...

  • Civil War-USA 25th Wisconsin Infantry

    Fredrick Germain, 25th Regiment ,Wi. Infantry. Company F. Private. Unit attached to Col. Miton Montgomery's Brigade of Brig. Gen. Natan Kimball's Provisional Division. Major General Cadwallader C. Washbarn's XVI Army Corps (detachment) on Mag. Gen. William T Sherman's Exterior Line, and commanded by Lt.Col. Samuel J Nasmith. Info from WPA Monumentation Servey Books pgs-719,720 & 770 vol 6. Monu...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BALMORAL Kamp/Camp

    BALMORAL CAMP Camp Details Type:white / black Location:Transvaal Date closed:27/09/1902 Unique ID:154 A Short History Balmoral camp was established relatively late, on 25 July 1901, coming into use a week later – a remarkably short time in which to set up a camp. It was created to take the overflow from the Middelburg and Belfast camps and was divided into the districts from which ...

  • Nauvoo Legion

    Author: Flammer, Philip M. The Illinois legislative act of December 1840 that incorporated the city of Nauvoo also authorized creation of a military body or militia that came to be known as the Nauvoo Legion. Perhaps influenced by genuine disgust with the way the Latter-day Saints had been treated in Missouri, the Illinois legislature acted liberally. Under the Nauvoo charter, Latter-day Sain...

  • Mormon Battalion Project

    The Mormon Battalion was the only religiously based unit in United States military history serving from July 1846 to July 1847 during the Mexican-American War. The battalion was a volunteer unit of approximately 560 Latter-day Saints men led by Mormon company officers, commanded by regular US army officers. During its service, the battalion made a grueling march, at nearly 2,000 miles in length...

  • Army of Mississippi (CSA) US Civil War

    There were three organizations known as the Army of Mississippi in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. (This name is contrasted against Army of the Mississippi , which was a Union Army named for the Mississippi River, not the state of Mississippi.) Army of Mississippi (March 1862) This army, at times known by the names Army of the West or Army of the Mississippi (the ...

  • 22nd North Carolina Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    Regiment: 22nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment Date of Organization: 11 Jul 1861 Muster Date: 9 Apr 1865 Regiment State: North Carolina Regiment Type: Infantry Regiment Number: 22nd Number of Companies in Infantry: 12 Battles Fought Fought on 28 May 1861 at Chickahominy River, VA. Fought on 5 Aug 1861. Fought on 15 Aug 1861 at Wilderness, VA. Fought on 15 Aug 1861. ...

  • Department of East Tennessee and West Virginia (CSA) US Civil War

    The Department of East Tennessee and West Virginia was a Confederate Army command in the Trans-Allegheny Theater during the American Civil War. This department existed in two previous forms during the war. Department of Southwestern Virginia Organized May 8, 1861 for the mountainous region of southwest Virginia and present-day southern West Virginia. Commanders: William W. Loring - Ma...

  • Medal of Honor recipients for the Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War, (also known as the Second Indochina War, Vietnam Conflict, and in Vietnam as the American War), took place from 1959 to April 30, 1975. The war was fought between the Communist-supported Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the United States-supported Republic of Vietnam. It concluded with the defeat and failure of the United States foreign policy in Vietnam. The Medal of Hon...

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  • The Battle of Wilson's Creek, MO August 10, 1861 US Civil War

    The Battle of Wilson's Creek was the first major battle of the war west of the Mississippi, and is sometimes called the "Bull Run of the West". The first Union casualty of a General happened during the short but intense fighting, when Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon was shot through the heart on Bloody Hill. — - - - - - - — The Battle of Wilson's Creek August 10, 1861...

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  • The Battle of Farmington, MS May 9, 1862, US Civil War

    The Battle at Farmington, Mississippi was fought on May 9, 1862 at Farmington, Mississippi. General Brag had 25,000 men. The Union had 12,000 tropops on hand and the Wisconsin 8th Infantry was ordered to draw the enemy out as to count their numbers and they withdrew to a swamp north of town. Wisconsin 8th reported 5 killed, 14 severly wounded, and 19 slightly wounded. Old Abe the Screaming Eagl...

  • Military awards and decorations

    Many of our ancestors have a military past. Veterans often received awards or decorations for their efforts or accomplishments. You can easily add these awards to someone's profile. Just create a new event (you can find the dates in the service records) and add a picture of the medal, ribbon, .... (and even a comment). It will appear in the timeline of that person. Under media you'll find an ...

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  • 2nd Michigan Cavalry (USA), US Civil War

    2nd Michigan Cavalry, Grand Army of the Republic, US Civil War. The Second Cavalry was organized by the Honorable F.W. Kellogg of Grand Rapids, then a member of congress, authority being given him by the Secretary of War, subject to the approval of the Governor of Michigan. The Regiment was rendezvoused at Grand Rapids, its recruitment being completed October 2, 1861, with 1163 officers and m...

  • The Battle of Dandridge, TN January 17, 1864 US Civil War

    The Battle of Dandridge , January 17, 1864, was a minor battle of the American Civil War that occurred in Jefferson County, Tennessee. Wanting to push the Confederates out of their winter headquarters and having received reports of good forage south of the French Broad River, Union forces under Maj. Gen. John G. Parke advanced on Dandridge, near the East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad, on Janu...

  • The Battle of Perryville, KY October 8, 1862, US Civil War

    The Battle of Perryville , also known as the Battle of Chaplin Hills , was fought on October 8, 1862, in the Chaplin Hills west of Perryville, Kentucky, as the culmination of the Confederate Heartland Offensive (Kentucky Campaign) during the American Civil War. Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg's Army of Mississippi won a tactical victory against primarily a single corps of Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Bu...

  • The Battle of Booneville, MS July 1, 1862, US Civil War

    The Battle of Booneville was fought on July 1, 1862, in Booneville, Mississippi, during the American Civil War. It occurred in the aftermath of the Union victory at the Battle of Shiloh and within the context of Confederate General Braxton Bragg's efforts to recapture the rail junction at Corinth, Mississippi, twenty miles north of Booneville. After the Union Army victory at Shiloh, the Union...

  • 10th Virginia Infantry - Company L (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company L ( "Jeff Davis Guards") Madison Courthouse, Madison County Capt. Elliot Blankenship The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of the men who served in this unit. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

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