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  • 55th Virginia Infantry - Company M (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company M 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

  • Anglo Boer War 1899-1902 Cape Rebels captured and executed during the war

    During the Anglo Boer war those people who lived in the Cape Colony were British subjects. There was a great amount of sympathy amongst the Dutch speaking farmers in the Cape with their kinsmen in the two Boer republics who were fighting a war with the British empire. The Dutch-speaking Cape residents often had family ties to the Boers. The Second Anglo-Boer War had no sooner commenced with t...

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  • American Revolution: Battle of Savannah (1778 & 1779)

    The Capture of Savannah, or sometimes the First Battle of Savannah (because of a siege in 1779), was an American Revolutionary War battle fought on December 29, 1778 between local American Patriot militia and Continental Army units holding the city and a British invasion force under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Campbell. It was the opening move in the British southern strategy to...

  • 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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  • American Revolution: Battle of Great Cane Break (1775)

    December 22, 1775 at Cane Break, South Carolina Present Day Site Simpsonville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. DAR marker series inscription reads: Here along the south side of the creek to Reedy River was fought, Dec. 22, 1775, the Battle of Great Cane Break, between a force of South Carolinians under Colonel William Thompson and a band of Tories under Patrick Cuningham. The To...

  • Medal of Honor recipients for the Korean War

    During the Korean War war, 133 Medals of Honor were presented for bravery in action, 95 of them posthumously. Hall of Valor

  • Black Hawk War 1865-1872

    The United States Vs The Ute , Paluite , Navajo and Apache The Black Hawk War , or Black Hawk's War, from 1865 to 1872, is the name of the estimated 150 military engagement between Mormon settlers in the Four Corners region and members of the Ute, Paiute, Apache and Navajo tribes, led by a local Ute chief, Antonga Black Hawk. The conflict resulted in the abandonment of some settlements and ...

  • Merrill's Marauders

    Merrill’s Marauders (named after Frank Merrill) or Unit Galahad, officially named the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), was a United States Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit, which fought in the South-East Asian theatre of World War II, or China-Burma-India Theater (CBI). The unit became famous for its deep-penetration missions behind Japanese lines, o...

  • American Revolution: Siege of Fort Motte (1781)

    The Siege of Fort Motte was a military operation during the American Revolutionary War. A force of Patriot (American Revolution)|Patriots led by General Francis Marion|Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion and Lt. Colonel Henry Lee III|"Light Horse" Harry Lee set out to capture the Kingdom of Great Britain|British post at Fort Motte, strategically located at the confluence of the Congaree River|Congaree a...

  • Queen Anne's War

    This is another project covering a period of America, not much researched or talked about. Queen Anne's War (1702–1713), as the North American theater of the War of the Spanish Succession was known in the British colonies, was the second in a series of French and Indian Wars fought between France and England, later Great Britain,[1] in North America for control of the continent. The ...

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  • King William's War

    from King William's War : The first of the French and Indian Wars, King William's War (1689–97) was the name used in the English colonies in America to refer to the North American theater of the Nine Years' War (1688–97, also known as the War of the Grand Alliance, War of League of Augsburg). It was fought between England, France, and their respective American Indian allies in...

  • The Regulators of North Carolina (1765-1771)

    The War of the Regulation (or the Regulator Movement ) was a North and South Carolina uprising, lasting from about 1765 to 1771, in which citizens took up arms against corrupt colonial officials. Though unsuccessful, some historians consider it a catalyst to the American Revolutionary War. Bring your uprising ancestors on over to this project. Must be set to "public.". Collaborators, please f...

  • Buffalo Soldier

    Introduction From Wikipedia: Buffalo Soldiers originally were members of the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army, formed on September 21, 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The nickname was given to the "Negro Cavalry" by the Native American tribes they fought; the term eventually became synonymous with all of the African-American regiments formed in 1866: 9th Cavalry Regi...

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  • 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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  • Mortos na Batalha de Alcácer-Quibir

    A Batalha de Alcácer-Quibir (grafias: Alcácer - Quivir, Al Quasr al-kibr, Alcazarquivir ou Alcassar, significando "grande fortaleza", em árabe) (árabe: معركة القصر الكبير), conhecida em Marrocos como Batalha dos Três Reis (árabe: م...

  • Notable Huguenot descendants - United States

    Notable Huguenots or people from Huguenot descent United States Arts & Entertainment James Agee , American screenwriter and Pulitzer prize winning author Earl W. Bascom, American rodeo cowboy, artist, and sculptor William Christopher, American actor Joan Crawford , American actress Davy Crockett , American folk hero Johnny Depp , American actor Philip Morin Freneau...

  • World War I - officers

    This project focuses on the officers of the allied forces (first world war).

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  • Domovinski rat , Hrvatska / Croatian War of Independence

    Da se ne zaboravi... / Not to be forgotten.... For our relatives, Andrija 'Pauk' Matijaš , (1947 - 1995)

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  • Battleground Ireland

    Battleground Ireland Ireland became a battleground almost by accident - having left England, James II had de facto handed William the crown on a silver plate. His only hope of restoration was linked to a return to his realm. And only one part was considered secure and sympathetic enough - Catholic Ireland, effectively ruled by the Jacobite Tyrconnel. Tyrconnel was determined to hold on to p...

  • 7th Virginia Infantry - Company C (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company C ( "Capt. John Porter's Co." - Culpeper 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

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) ORANGE RIVER AND ORANGE RIVER MAIN Camp/Kamp

    Orange River People in the Orange River Camp 2341 People who died in the Orange River camp 243 People in the Orange River Main Camp 15 No deaths here Orange River RC Location: Orange River Colony Date open:01/08/1901 Date closed:24/11/1902 Date closed (general):4/11/1902 Notes:May have been in existence before August 1901 Also sometimes known as Doornbult RC Un...

  • Nine Years' War (Ireland) [1594-1603]

    Nine Years' War (Ireland) ) The Nine Years' War (Irish: Cogadh na Naoi mBlian) or Tyrone's Rebellion took place in Ireland from 1594 to 1603. It was fought between the forces of Gaelic Irish chieftains Hugh O'Neill of Tír Eoghain, Hugh Roe O'Donnell of Tír Chonaill and their allies, against English rule in Ireland. The war was fought in all parts of the country, but mainly in ...

  • The Spear of Destiny

    This project identifies persons believed to have possessed one of the three or four major holy relics regarded to be the Spear of Destiny. The Spear of Destiny The Spear of Destiny, which is also known as the Holy Lance, Holy Spear, Lance of Longinus, or Spear of Longinus is said to have been used by Longinus, a Roman centurion, to pierce the side of Jesus Christ, when crucified on the cros...

  • Battle of Worringen - Schlacht von Worringen - Slag bij Woeringen (1288)

    Historical The Battle of Worringen was fought on June 5, 1288, near the town of Worringen (also spelled Woeringen), which is now the northernmost borough of Cologne. The battle was fought for the possession of the Duchy of Limburg, and was one of the largest battles in Europe in the Middle Ages. Date: june 1288 Location: Worringen, today part of Cologne (Köln) Result: Decisive ...

  • Slagtersnek Rebellie/Rebellion 15 Dec 1815

    The Slagtersnek rebels are tried in the Uithenhage landdros court Date: 15 December, 1815 Frederik Bezuidenhout owned a farm east of the Cape Colony. After reports surfaced that he was allegedly mistreating one of his Khoikhoi laborers, he was summoned to appear in a magistrate's court. After failing to make an appearance, an attempt was made to arrest him. Bezuidenhout fled to a nearby cav...

  • Indian Wars: Red Stick War 1813-1814

    The Creek War (1813–1814), also known as the Red Stick War and the Creek Civil War , began as a civil war within the Creek (Muscogee) nation. It is sometimes considered to be part of the War of 1812. The war began as a civil war, but the United States was pulled into the conflict in present-day southern Alabama, at the Battle of Burnt Corn. The term "red sticks" is derived from the r...

  • 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...

  • Thirty Years' War (1618-1648)

    Thirty Years' War The Thirty Years' War (1618–1648) was fought primarily in what is now Germany, and at various points involved most countries in Europe. It was one of the longest and most destructive conflicts in European history. The conflict lasted, unceasing, for 30 years, making it the longest continuous war in modern history. The origins of the conflict and goals of the par...

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  • 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate)

    Bataljon 99 er navnet brukt i Norge for 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate). The 99th infantry Battalion (Separate) was activated at Camp Ripley, Minnesota on July 19th 1942 as per written instructions by the War Department. This unique elite unit was to consist only of Norwegians and Americans with direct Norwegian descent. Soldiers picked out for this elite unit had to have a working knowled...

  • American Revolution: Siege of Philadelphia (1776)

    Wikipedia: By the 1740s, Philadelphia ranked as the richest British port in the New World. By 1771, Philadelphia ranked as the largest British port and dockyard in North America. Locals then rose in protest against British economic policies and imports. In response to complaints by the Secretary of State for the Colonies, Philadelphia Governor John Penn asked General Thomas Gage to send someone...

  • War of the Portuguese Succession (1580-1583)

    War of the Portuguese Succession= War of the Portuguese Succession was fought from 1580 to 1583 between the two main claimants to the Portuguese throne: António, Prior of Crato, proclaimed in several towns as King of Portugal, and Philip II of Spain, who eventually succeeded in claiming the crown, reigning as Philip I of Portugal. The Cardinal-King The Cardinal Henry, great-uncle of Seba...

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  • 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery Regiment (USA), US Civil War

    UNION VERMONT TROOPS 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery Regiment Mustered in at Brattleboro, VT., as the 11th Vermont Infantry Regiment but was changed to heavy artillery December 10, 1862, while on duty in Washington. The additional companies, L. and M. made necessary by this change, were recruited in July and October, 1863. The regiment was assigned to garrison duty within the defences of Washin...

  • Slag in de Javazee ‧ 27-28 feb 1942 ‧ Pertempuran Laut Jawa

    Slag in de Javazee ‧ 27-28 feb 1942 ‧ Pertempuran Laut Jawa Na de aanval van Japan op de Amerikaanse vloot in Pearl Harbour op 7 dec 1941, was de Japanse opmars door Zuid-Oost-Azie onstuitbaar. De geallieerde zeestrijdkrachten leverden een moeizame strijd tegen de Japanners en werden steeds weer het slachtoffer van luchtaanvallen. Hong Kong, de Filippijnen, Malakka en Singapore ...

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

    30th Virginia Infantry Summary and Engagements This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 30th Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

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

    Company C 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

  • 4th Virginia Cavalry - Company D (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Over To: (Summary and Engagements) Back To: (The Commonwealth Of Virginia) Back To: (Virginia In the Civil War 1861-1865) Back To: (Virginia Military Units) Back To: (Cavalry) Back To: (4th) Down To: ( Company A )

  • 23rd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE ARKANSAS TROOPS 23rd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry 23rd (Lyles') Infantry Regiment, originally C. W. Adams' 23rd Regiment, was organized at Helena, Arkansas, during the spring of 1862. Its members were from the counties of Graighead, Phillips, St. Francis, Monroe, Cross, Poinsett, and Chicot. The unit fought in the conflicts at Corinth and Hatchie Bridge and reported 5 killed, 23 ...

  • 26th Mississippi Infantry (CSA)

    CONFEDERATE MISSISSIPPI TROOPS 26th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry 26th Infantry Regiment was organized during the summer of 1861 at Iuka, Mississippi. Many of the men were from Prentiss, Itawamba, Tishomingo, Perry, and De Soto counties. The regiment moved to Tennessee and was one of the units captured at Fort Donelson. In this fight it lost 12 killed and 69 wounded of the 39 officers and ...

  • 19th Mississippi Infantry (CSA)

    CONFEDERATE MISSISSIPPI TROOPS 19th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry 19th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Oxford, Mississippi, in May, 1861, and soon moved to Virginia. The men were raised in the counties of Warren, Jefferson, Greene, Panola, Marshall, and was assigned to General Wilcox's, Featherston's, Posey's, and Harris' Brigade. It fought with the Army of Northern Virgini...

  • Medal of Honor recipients Iraq War

    The Iraq War or War in Iraq, also referred to in the United States as the Second Gulf War or Operation Iraqi Freedom, began on March 20, 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by the United States under the administration of President George W. Bush and the United Kingdom under Prime Minister Tony Blair The Medal of Honor was created during the American Civil War and is the highest military decoratio...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients during peacetime

    Prior to World War II, the Medal of Honor could be awarded for actions not involving direct combat with the enemy; 193 men earned the medal in this way. Most of the peacetime medals were awarded to members of the United States Navy for their actions during boiler explosions, man-overboard incidents, and other hazards of naval service. Given in the list below are the place and date of each r...

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  • De Zwarte Hand / The Black Hand: a Belgian resistance movement in World War II

    Objective English This project focuses on the members of the Belgian resistance group De Zwarte Hand (The Black Hand). The resistance movement was operational in the beginning of the second world war. Their area of operations: Klein-Brabant and the Rupel area, a region somewhere between Antwerp and Brussels. The movement was soon discovered by the Germans and most members spent the rest...

  • 49th New York Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION NEW YORK TROOPS 49th New York Infantry Regiment Also known as "Second Buffalo " Organized at Buffalo, N.Y., and mustered in September 18, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 20, 1861. Attached to Stevens' 3rd Brigade, W. F. Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2n...

  • History of Irish Republican Army

    Irish Republican Army This article is about the historical organisation that fought in the Easter Rising of 1916 and the Irish War of Independence of 1919–21. For the groups that existed from 1922–1969, see Irish Republican Army (1922–1969). For later republican groups using the same name, such as the Provisional IRA, see List of organisations known as the Irish Republica...

  • Commonwealth War Graves - Bergen op Zoom (War Cemetery)

    The list below is extracted from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission databases . About this project This project honors the military who died for the liberation of the Dutch city of Bergen op Zoom in WW II, and who were buried at the War Cemetery . In total, 1,171 mostly British people are buried at this cemetery. For more information about this cemetery, please click here... (Fo...

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  • Military history of Britain project

    About Military history of Britain project The aim of this project is to collect profiles from everyone who was part of the British military trough history and to share a common interest in UK military matters. This project will also function as an umbrella project for other UK military projects on Geni. Please do not hesitate to build this project with us by adding information and profiles an...

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  • Bleeding Kansas: New England Emigrant Aid Company

    In 1854 and 1855, a group of businessmen and clergymen from New England arranged a company to transport more than 2,000 Yankees to the disputed Kansas Territory, in hopes that they would be able to win the upcoming vote on whether to have Kansas become a free or slave state. The overall movement that inspired this idea was known as the "Kansas Crusade." Although they were relatively small in ...

  • 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 ...

  • 4th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION MISSOURI TROOPS 4th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry Organized at St. Joseph, Mo., January 28 to May 14, 1862. Ordered to Kansas City, Mo., May, 1862, and duty there fitting out till August. Skirmish on Little Blue June 2. Ordered to Southwest Missouri August, 1862, and reported to General Egbert B. Brown. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to Decem...

  • World War II - American - Waves

    After a twenty-three-year absence, women returned to general Navy service in early August 1942, when Mildred McAfee was sworn in as a Naval Reserve Lieutenant Commander, the first female commissioned officer in U.S. Navy history, and the first Director of the WAVES, or "Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service". In the decades since the last of the Yeomen (F) left active duty, only a rela...

  • Medal of Honor recipients War in Afghanistan

    The War in Afghanistan began on October 7, 2001, (On Going) as the armed forces of the United States and the United Kingdom, and the Afghan United Front (Northern Alliance), launched Operation Enduring Freedom in response to the September 11 attacks on the United States, with the stated goal of dismantling the Al-Qaeda terrorist organisation and ending its use of Afghanistan as a base. The Me...

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  • Medal of Honor Recipients, Native American

    In the 20th century, eight American Indians have been among those soldiers to be distinguished by receiving the United States' highest military honor: the Medal of Honor. Given for military heroism "above and beyond the call of duty," these warriors exhibited extraordinary bravery in the face of the enemy and, in two cases, made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Jack C. Montgomery. A ...

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  • Rhodesian Bush War - Grey's Scouts

    This is project will concentrate on the existence of Grey’s Scouts , a predominantly ‘white’ mounted infantry battalion that fought insurgents in the Rhodesian Bush War between 1975 -1979. The unit was disbanded at the conclusion of the Bush War in 1979 and became a regiment of the Special Forces of Zimbabwe in June 1980. It was totally disbanded in July 1986 due to lack of...

  • Norge i Krig

    Norge i Krig. Det har alltid vært mange med interesse rundt dette emnet. Dette prosjektet "Norge i krig" er ett sted å samle alle krigsprosjekter på et og samme sted. -- Norway at War. There has always been many with interest around this subject. This project is one place / internet-site to gather all the war projects in one and the same place. -- The di...

  • Rough Riders

    The Rough Riders is the name bestowed on the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, one of three such regiments raised in 1898 for the Spanish-American War and the only one of the three to see action. The United States Army was weakened and left with little manpower after the American Civil War roughly thirty years prior. As a result, President William McKinley called upon 1,250 volunteers to ass...

  • 35th Virginia Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Over To: (Summary and Engagements) * Back To: (The Commonwealth Of Virginia) * Back To: (Virginia In the Civil War 1861-1865) * Back To: (Virginia Military Units) * Back To: (Cavalry) * Down To: ( Company A ) * Down To: ( Company D )

  • 34th Virginia Infantry - Company D (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company D ( "Fray's Company") 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

  • 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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  • Indian Wars of the Caribbean

    Wars involving American Indians of the Caribbean/West Indian Region. This Project is a subproject of the West Indies - Caribbean Region Master Project. What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding an ancestors , open a discussion here and we all try to help ...

  • Medal of Honor recipients for the Boxer Rebellion

    The Boxer Movement, or Boxer Rebellion, was a Chinese uprising from November 1899 to September 7, 1901, against foreign influence in areas such as trade, politics, religion and technology that occurred in China during the final years of the Manchu rule (Qing Dynasty). The members of the Chinese Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists were simply called boxers by the Westerners due to the ...

  • 6th Vermont Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 6th Vermont Infantry, while formed separately, was combined with other Vermont state units to create the 1st Vermont Brigade. Colonels: Nathan S. Lord, Oscar S. Tuttle, Elisha Leonard Barney, Sumner H. Lincoln Lieutenant Colonels: Asa P. Blunt, Oscar S. Tuttle, Elisha Leonard Barney, Oscar Adrian Hale, Franklin George Butterfield , Sumner H. Lincoln, William J. Sperry Majors: Oscar ...

  • British & Commonwealth Military Honours and Awards

    Military Honours & Awards Members of the British and Commonwealth Armed Forces can be awarded via the UK Honours system for exceptional gallantry, achievement or service. They are eligible for the military divisions of civilian honours as well as for decorations and medals for gallantry and distinguished service which are exclusive to the Armed Forces. Nominations for these awards are rec...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients, Puerto Rican

    Puerto Rican Medal of Honor recipients Puerto Ricans and people of Puerto Rican descent have participated in every conflict in which the United States has been involved, from World War I to the Iraq War. The following five soldiers of Puerto Rican descent have made the ultimate sacrifice and were posthumously awarded the nation's highest military decoration - the Medal of Honor, sometimes ref...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients, Hispanic

    The Medal of Honor was created during the American Civil War and is the highest military decoration presented by the United States government to a member of its armed forces. The recipient must have distinguished themselves at the risk of their own life above and beyond the call of duty in action against an enemy of the United States. Due to the nature of this medal, it is commonly presented po...

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  • Commonwealth War Graves - Bergen op Zoom (Canadian)

    The list below is extracted from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission databases . About this project This project honors the military who died for the liberation of the Dutch city of Bergen op Zoom in WW II, and who were buried at the Canadian War Cemetery . In total, 1,087 people are buried at this cemetery. This includes 964 Canadians, the remainder being mainly British. For infor...

  • Military orders

    For naming conventions, please see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . A military order is a Christian society of knights that was founded for crusading, i.e. propagating and/or defending the faith (originally Catholic, after the reformation sometimes Protestant), either in the Holy Land or against Islam (Reconquista) or pagans (mainly Baltic region) in Europe. Many orders became secularize...

  • 154th (Senior) Tennessee Infantry Regiment (CSA), US Civil War

    Organized May 14, 1861; Confederate service August 13, 1861; formed field consolidation with 13th Tennessee Infantry March 1, 1863; merged into 2nd Consolidated Tennessee Infantry April 9, 1865; paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina May 2, 1865. FIELD OFFICERS Colonels-Preston Smith, Edward Fitzgerald, Michael Magevney, Jr. Lieutenant Colonels-Marcus J. Wright, Michael Magevney, Jr., Jo...

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

    Company H Sparta Greys - Caroline 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

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

    Company F===Bowling Green Guards - Caroline 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

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

    Company B Fredericksburg Grays - 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

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

    Company B Caroline Light Dragoons - Caroline 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

  • Spanish American War: 2nd US Cavalry

    The focus of this project is the oldest active regiment of Cavalry in the US Military and their involvement in the Spanish American War.

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

    Company E =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

  • The Blitz

    The Blitz (from German, "lightning") was the sustained strategic bombing of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (collectively the United Kingdom) by Nazi Germany between 7 September 1940 and 10 May 1941,[1] during the Second World War. The capital, London, was bombed by the Luftwaffe for 57 consecutive nights[6] and many towns and cities across the country followed. More than one million Londo...

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  • Northern Seven Years' War (1563-1570)

    Northern Seven Years' War= Northern Seven Years' War (also known as the Nordic Seven Years' War, the First Northern War or the Seven Years War in Scandinavia) was the war between Kingdom of Sweden and a coalition of Denmark–Norway, Lübeck and the Polish–Lithuanian union, fought between 1563 and 1570. The war was motivated by the dissatisfaction of King Frederick II of Denma...

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  • Anglo-Spanish War (1585-1604)

    Anglo-Spanish War ) The Anglo–Spanish War (1585–1604) was an intermittent conflict between the kingdoms of Spain and England that was never formally declared.[citation needed] The war was punctuated by widely separated battles, and began with England's military expedition in 1585 to the Netherlands under the command of the Earl of Leicester in support of the resistance of the ...

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  • Portuguese Restoration War (1640-1668)

    Portuguese Restoration War The Portuguese Restoration War (Portuguese: Guerra da Restauração) was the name given by nineteenth-century 'romantic' historians to the war between Portugal and Spain that began with the Portuguese revolution of 1640 and ended with the Treaty of Lisbon (1668). The revolution of 1640 ended the sixty-year period of dual monarchy in Portugal and Spai...

  • Ottoman–Habsburg Wars (1526-1791)

    Ottoman–Habsburg Wars The Ottoman–Habsburg wars refers to the military conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and the Habsburg dynasties of the Austrian Empire, Habsburg Spain and in certain times, the Holy Roman Empire and the Kingdom of Hungary. The war would be dominated by land campaigns in Hungary and present day Croatia. Initially, Ottoman conquests in Europe made signific...

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  • War of the Polish Succession (1733-1738)

    War of the Polish Succession The War of the Polish Succession (1733–1738) was a major European war for princes' possessions sparked by a Polish civil war over the succession to Augustus II, King of Poland that other European powers widened in pursuit of their own national interests. France and Spain, the two Bourbon powers, attempted to check the power of the Austrian Habsburgs in we...

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  • 1st 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

  • Medal of Honor recipients, Philippine–American War

    The Philippine-American War was an armed military conflict between the United States and the First Philippine Republic, fought from 1899 to at least 1902, which arose from a Filipino political struggle against U.S. occupation of the Philippines. While the conflict was officially declared over on July 4, 1902, American troops continued hostilities against remnants of the Philippine Army and othe...

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  • Medal of Honor recipients, Veracruz, Mexico 1914

    The United States occupation of the Mexican port of Veracruz lasted for six months and occurred in the midst of poor diplomatic relations between Mexico and the United States, related to the ongoing Mexican Revolution. In response to the Tampico Affair, President Woodrow Wilson ordered the U.S. Navy to prepare for the occupation of the port of Veracruz. While waiting for authorization of Co...

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

    Company B 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

  • Cayuse War, 1847-1855

    The Cayuse War was an armed conflict that took place in the Northwestern United States from 1847 to 1855 between the Cayuse people of the region and the United States Government and local Euro-American settlers. Caused in part by the influx of disease and settlers to the region, the immediate start of the conflict occurred in 1847 when the Whitman Massacre took place at the Whitman Mission near...

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  • Jewish Brigade and other Jews fighting in armies against the Nazis

    It is my aim, to find out, who were those brave men and women who fought so brave against the Nazis in WW2. Feel free to join and tell the story of those brave people!

  • Rough Riders- TROOP H

    TROOP H George Curry Captain Tularosa, N. M. William H. Kelly 1st Lieutenant East Las Vagas, N. M. Charles L. Ballard 2d Lieutenant Roswell, N. M. Green A. Settle 1st Sergeant Jackson Co., Ky. Nevin P. Gutilius Sergeant Tularosa, N. M. William A. Mitchell Sergeant El Paso, Tex. Oscar de Montell Sergeant Roswell, N. M. Thomas Darnell Sergeant Denver, Col. ...

  • Rough Riders- TROOP A

    TROOP A Frank Frantz Captain Prescott, Ariz. John C. Greenway 1st Lieutenant Hot Springs, Ark. Joshua D. Carter 2d Lieutenant Prescott, Ariz. William W. Greenwood 1st Sergeant Prescott, Ariz. Shot in left foot and leg in battle, July 1, 1898. Engaged in battles of Las Guasimas, June 24th; San Juan, July 1st. James T. Greenley Sergeant Prescott, Ariz. ...

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  • Black Hawk War 1832

    The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict fought in 1832 between the United States and Native Americans headed by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of Sauks, Meskwakis, and Kickapoos known as the "British Band" crossed the Mississippi River into the U.S. state of Illinois in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but he was apparently hoping to...

  • 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...

  • The Confederate States (CSA) during the US Civil War

    Confederate States: Alabama , Florida , Georgia , Indian Territory , Louisiana , Mississippi , North Carolina , South Carolina , Tennessee ,

  • 12th Virginia Infantry - Company C (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company C ( "Petersburg New Grays") 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

  • 16th Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

    16th Virginia Infantry Summary and Engagements This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 16th Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

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

    Company E (Lynchburg Rifles) Company E - Lynchburg Rifles, Campbell County; enlisted April 19, 1861; mustered June 3, 1861; reorganized April 26, 1862. Captains: James Edward Blankenship (resigned August 25, 1861), Christopher Valentine Winfree (retired April 26, 1862), John Cabell Ward. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 74th Indiana Infantry (USA), US Civil War Project

    74th Regiment Infantry Organized at Fort Wayne, Ind.. and mustered in August 21, 1862. Moved to Louisville, Ky., August 22, thence to Bowling Green, Ky., and duty there till September 5. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of ...

  • 1st Lt. Royal T. Bosher's Company, Virginia Local Defense (CSA), US Civil War Project

    1st Lt. Royal T. Bosher's Company (The Lynchburg Public Guard) The Lynchburg Public Guard was a militia formed at Lynchburg and composed of men from Lynchburg and the surrounding area, mostly from Campbell county. This project is to document the profiles of those men. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 19th Virginia Infantry - Company C (CSA), US Civil War Project

    Company C Company C organized at Scottsville, Capt (later Colonel and commander of the 19th) Henry Gantt. Most companies recruited and formed in Charlottesville. Organized for 1 year at Manassas Junction May 1861 - transferred to Confederate service 7/1/1861 - reorganized 4/29/1862 - surrendered Appomattox Court House 4/9/1865. The purpose of this project is to document all the profiles of ...

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

    Company B Company B (1st) Culpepper Minutemen: CAPT. C T CRITTENDEN – Mustered out on 17 January, 1862. Company B (2nd) Crittenden's Company: CAPT. C T CRITTENDEN – Assigned to the regiment on 15 March, 1862. 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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