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  • Army of Northern Virginia (CSA), US Civil War

    The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War, as well as the primary command structure of the Department of Northern Virginia. It was most often arrayed against the Union Army of the Potomac. Districts Three districts were created under the Department of Northern Virginia: Aquia Distric...

  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the other 25...

  • Lesser Figures in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser known figures (e.g., common soldiers, spies, people who helped free slaves, etc.) in the American Civil War. This can also include famous people who are not known for their service in this war. This war was fought by many, both in action and in the aid of the people's' spirit. So let us not forget all who fought this grandiose war. We include both people who sided with ...

  • North Carolina in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from North Carolina who served in the Confederate Army.

  • Confederate States of America

    The Confederate States of America ( CSA or C.S.A. ), commonly referred to as the Confederacy , was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn largely rel...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) British Concentration Camps

    Please add Profiles of persons who died in or survived the British "hellcamps" to this project. This project is a tribute to them . Included also British soldiers and doctors stationed in these camps. Note: Please do not add profiles of Boer soldiers interned in POW camps outside South Africa A website with searchable data bases : BCCD To participate in any project - you do need t...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) Prisoners Of War

    The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - Prisoners of War This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) . The object of the project is to add information about both British/Colonial and Boer Prisoners of War, to gather profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. The first sizable batch of Boer prisoners of war taken by t...

  • Jewish Soldiers in World War I (1914-1918)

    At the outbreak of the war, the Jews, eager to demonstrate their loyalty to their respective countries, rallied to the war effort. Initially the Jews in Russia were no exception, but when the policy of deportation was implemented, many Jews began to pray for the victory of the Central Powers. Nevertheless, about half a million Jews donned Russian uniforms. On the opposite side, almost 100,000...

  • American Revolutionary War

    For DAR information, see Daughters of the American Revolution ‎. The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) or American War of Independence began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and concluded in a global war between several European great powers. The war was the culmination of the political American Revolution, whereby many of th...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - umbrella for projects

    no profiles please A project for DAR members to meet each other, and for non-members to find ancestors that enable them to join. Use the related projects below to help focus your DAR research goals. Geni Project - DAR Patriots Geni Project - DAR Descendants Geni Project - DAR Daughters "The Daughters of the American Revolution is a charitable organization that requires members be ...

  • Americans in World War II

    Americans in World War II Many of our family members, from around the world, had served in this massive campaign. Whether they had served in Europe, Africa, Asia or the Pacific, they are all a part of history. The purpose of this group is to bring them all together in one place. Sources: Fields of Honor - Database - In this database, personal memorial pages can be found for the la...

  • Arlington National Cemetery

    The Arlington National Cemetery project focuses on one of the world's most famous military cemeteries, Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Our project goals are to 1) build trees for every individual buried at the cemetery and 2) provide information for people learning how to research Arlington ancestors. About Arlington Since its establishment on June 28, 186...

  • World War I

    World War I ( WWI ) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based o...

  • World War II

    World War II , or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2 ), was a global war that was under way by 1939 and ended in 1945. It involved a vast majority of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, with more than 100 million people serving in military...

  • Order of the British Empire O.B.E.

    The Order of the British Empire Project photo: Grand Cross's star of the Order of the British Empire. The Order of the British Empire recognises distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organisations of all kinds. It was created during the First World War in 1917 by George V. The King recognised the ne...

  • War of 1812

    War of 1812 Project around those who fought in the American-Anglo War of 1812 . This project is on History Link If you add a profile and know any specific battles they served in, please feel free to create a project for that battle and link it to this page under the 'add a related project' section to the right. General description from wikipedia: "The War of 1812 was a military ...

  • Notables of World War II

    World War II Allied leaders of World War II Axis Leaders of World War ll Military Commanders of World War ll World War II, or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2), was a global military conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, which involved most of the world's nations, including all of the great powers: eventually forming two opposing military alliances, the Allies and th...

  • Mormon Battalion Project

    Add members of the Mormon Battalion to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. 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 offic...

  • 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...

  • Military - Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Hungarian and Serbian Banat

    This is a umbrella project for Military projects from Croatia and other places for which are available in a Church Records on FamilySearch.com Project is about Soldiers from this records who were been a members of Austro-Hungarian Military in period during WW1, Austro-Hungarian empire. Please join us! Your participation are welcome in this project. For join to this project (select ACTIONS...

  • 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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  • United States Navy

    This project is intended for all Naval personnel. Please feel free to include any that served the United States in this capacity from 1786 to Present. A separate project has been set up for those that served in the Continental Navy 1775 - 1785 . The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the Uni...

  • Order of the Bath

    The Order of the Bath The Order of the Bath is mainly awarded to officers of the Armed Services, as well as to a small number of civil servants. Numbers may be increased in times of war or in the event of any military or civil action or service which merits 'peculiar honour or reward'. In 1971 women were admitted to the Order for the first time. The Order now consists of the Sovereign (...

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  • Henkirakuunarykmentti sekä Turun ja Porin läänin ratsuväkirykmentti

    HENKIRAKUUNARYKMENTTI (1721-1791) ja sitä edeltänyt TURUN JA PORIN LÄÄNIN RATSUVÄKIRYKMENTTI (1634-1721) Projekti kerää rykmenttiin kuuluneiden profiileja. Projekti kuuluu pääprojektiin Finnish Military . Tietoa Turun ja Porin läänin ratsuväkirykmentti Wikipedia Åbo och Björneborgs läns kavalleriregemente Wikipedia Suuren Pohjan sodan jälkeen 1721 vaihtui Turun ja Porin lä...

  • Army of the Potomac (USA), US Civil War

    The Union Army of the Potomac fought in most of the Eastern Theater campaigns, primarily in (Eastern) Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. After the end of the war, it was disbanded on June 28, 1865, shortly following its participation in the Grand Review of the Armies. Famous Units Because of its proximity to the large cities of the North, such as Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New Y...

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

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

  • Union Army

    The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War , which lasted from 1861 to 1865. It consisted of the small United States Army, known as the regular army, which was augmented by massive numbers of units supplied by northern U.S. states, consisting of volunteers as well as conscripts. The Union Army fought and eventually defeated the Confederate States A...

  • Eesti Vabadussõda

    Enamusest eesti peredest osales keegi Eesti Vabadussõjas (28.11.1918 -02.02.1920). Paljud neist langesid lahingutes või surid haigustesse. Kokku oli neid 3588 inimest, seal hulgas 233 ohvitseri. Koondame siia projekti oma sugulased ja hõimlased, kes andsid oma elu vabaduse eest. Paneme kirja ka selle, mida me neist teame. Sama märksõna "EESTI VABADUSSÕDA" all peaks esitama ka isikute andmed, ...

  • Beechwood Cemetery, The National Cemetery of Canada

    Beechwood Cemetery , located in Ottawa, Ontario, is the National Cemetery of Canada. It is the final resting place for over 75,000 Canadians from all walks of life, such as important politicians like Governor General Ramon Hnatyshyn and Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden, Canadian Forces Veterans, War Dead, members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and men and women who have made a mark on Ca...

  • World War One - Casualties

    Casualties of World War One See also - World War 1 Main page The aim of this project is to record the fatalities of World War 1 by country. Africa - 10.000 South Africa - 7.000 Lieutenant Douglas Bayley de Bruyn Royal Lancaster Regiment, transferred to 35 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying accident in Thetford, 27th May 1916, aged 20. Shirley Spiro 1916, British...

  • World War II - Casualties

    Casualties of World War Two See also - World War II Main page This is a universal project. Please link Geni profiles of Military Casualties to the project. Because many WW2 deaths went unrecorded estimates for the total number of casualties in the war vary. Some estimates suggest that 75 million people died in the war, including about 20 million military personnel and 40 million civilians...

  • Suomen kaarti --- Vanha kaarti

    SUOMEN KAARTI --- VANHA KAARTI Projekti kokoaa yhteen Suomen kaartin sotilaat ja pitää etusivullaan luetteloa Turkin sodassa olleista. Projekti kuuluu pääprojektiin Finnish Military . Kaarti eli Henkikaarti ansaitsi itselleen kunnianimen Vanha kaarti osallistuttuaan menestyksellä Turkin sotaan 1877 - 1878. Kaartin historian maineikkain ja voitokkain taistelu käytiin Bulgarian Gornyi Dub...

  • Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – armistice signed 27 July 1953) was a conventional war between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from the Soviet Union. The war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific War at th...

  • Vietnam War

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall " The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall USA website is dedicated to honoring those who died in the Vietnam War. Since it first went on line in 1996 it has evolved into something more. It is now also a place of healing for those affected by one of the most divisive wars in our nation's history." Vietnam Veterans of America --- "Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans ...

  • CWGC: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery & (N.Z.) Memorial, Armentieres, France

    Country: France Locality: Nord Identified Casualties: 2145 Location Information Armentieres is a town in the Department of the Nord, on the Belgian frontier, 14.5 kilometres north-west of Lille. From the town of Armentieres take the D945 to Estaires. Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery is signposted off this road just before Erquinghem-sur-la-Lys. There is a level crossing situated app...

  • Gallipoli Campaign

    Gallipoli Campaign The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign or the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale (Turkish: Çanakkale Savaşı), took place at the peninsula of Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire (now Gelibolu in modern day Turkey) between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916, during the First World War. A joint British and French operation was mounted to capture...

  • CWGC: Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey

    The LONE PINE MEMORIAL stands on the site of the fiercest fighting at Lone Pine and overlooks the whole front line of May 1915. It commemorates more than 4,900 Australian and New Zealand servicemen who died in the Anzac area - the New Zealanders prior to the fighting in August 1915 - whose graves are not known. Others named on the memorial died at sea and were buried in Gallipoli waters. Source...

  • Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others

    Women in Military Conflicts - Doctors, Nurses and others The object of this project is to assemble profiles of women who played a roll in Military conflicts - mainly Doctors and Nurses - who were involved in wars up to and including World War II. Early records indicate that nursing was originally conducted by monks and nuns of various religious orders. It was considered to be work of a sp...

  • 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 most of...

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

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

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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.

  • 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...

  • Guerra del Pacífico ~ Pacific War (1879-1884; Chile vs. Bolivia & Perú)

    La Guerra del Pacífico, también denominada Guerra del Guano y Salitre, fue un conflicto armado acontecido entre 1879 y 1883 en el cual se enfrentaron la República de Chile contra las repúblicas de Bolivia y del Perú. BOLIVIA Eduardo Abaroa Hidalgo (1838-1879) Hilarión Daza Grosoli (1840-1894) José Narciso Campero Leyes (1813-1896) Pedro Jose D Guerra Bustamante (1809-1879)

  • Royal Military College of Canada

    The Royal Military College of Canada , RMC, or RMCC (French: Collège militaire royal du Canada ), is the military college of the Canadian Armed Forces, and is a degree-granting university creating military officers. RMC was established in 1876 and is the only federal institution in Canada with degree-granting powers. The Royal Military College of Canada Degrees Act, 1959 empowers the college to...

  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815)

    Napoleonic Wars The Napoleonic Wars were a series of wars declared against Napoleon's French Empire by opposing coalitions that ran from 1803 to 1815. As a continuation of the wars sparked by the French Revolution of 1789, they revolutionised European armies and played out on an unprecedented scale, mainly owing to the application of modern mass conscription. French power rose quickly as Na...

  • 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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  • Spanish American War

    The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States. It ultimately ended with the Americans defeating the Spaniards. Revolts against Spanish rule had been endemic for decades in Cuba and were closely watched by Americans; there had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873. By 1897–98, American public opinion grew angrier at reports of Spanish at...

  • Franco-Prussian War

    The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War, often referred to in France as the 1870 War[7] (19 July 1870 – 10 May 1871), was a conflict between the Second French Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia. Prussia was aided by the North German Confederation, of which it was a member, and the South German states of Baden, Württemberg and Bavaria. The complete Prussian and German victory brought about t...

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  • World War II in Norway

    " World War II in Norway " project. (1940 - 1945). "Nordmenn i krig, i Norge og andre land, og krigsfanger." "Oversikt over kilder om og fra andre verdenskrig ved Statsarkivet i Bergen" "Norgeslexi" "Norgesdokumentasjon" -- Alta bataljon: Alta bataljon, wikipedia Alta bataljon, snl.no Alta bataljon, regjeringen.no

  • Napoleon's Great Army - La Grande Armée de Napoleon

    Officers and soldiers of Napoleon's Great Army With it's maximum size of almost 560.000 soldiers, there is a big chance that you've had a relative in La Grande Armée of Napoleon. Please add them to this project. Description The first Grande Armée consisted of six corps under the command of Napoleon's marshals and senior generals. The army grew in size as Napoleon's might spread across E...

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  • South African Soldiers of World War One (1914-1918)

    South African Soldiers in WWI (PLEASE ADD) Starter Kit for How To Add Text to a project A Pte Cyril William Arnot 3rd SAI. Killed in action near Frezenberg on the 20th September 1917 (Ypres Menin Gate Memorial). Recommended for a mention in despatches for his conduct at Delville Wood (no retained). B Pte Robert Norman Barnes 4 SA Infantry KIA 25 Mar 1916 Age 18 Voi cemet...

  • United States Army Air Corps

    The United States Army Air Corps ( USAAC ) was the military aviation arm of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941 [ see note below ]. The statutory administrative forerunner of the United States Air Force, it was renamed from the earlier United States Army Air Service on 2 July 1926 and part of the larger United States Army. The Air Corps was the immediate predecessor of the United...

  • 87th Illinois (USA), US Civil War

    This regiment participated in the Siege of Vicksburg and the Red River Campaign. For a full roster, see:

  • Battles in 1862 - US Civil War

    This project is used to relate all battles of the Civil War that were fought in 1862. resources

  • American Revolution: Battle of Guilford Courthouse (1781)

    "I never saw such fighting since God made me. The Americans fought like demons" -Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis The largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcountry hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. The battle proved to be the highwater mark of British military operations in the Revolutionary War. Pleas...

  • War Casualties, a special place to knowledge those that were once Forgotten.

    Lost their life at a young age, have no descendants and would be totally forgotten if it wasn't for you putting their name here, as the Family Genealogist. Please only the lost, but not forgotten here, no wife's and no children. This is a special place for only those you have record to from your families history. Remembering... "The object of war is not to die for your country but to make...

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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.

  • Kent - Genealogical Resources

    Kent Genealogical Resources The purpose of this project is to outline the regional resources available for research in Kent, both geographical/physical and online. Image Right - The Sessions House or County Hall, Maidstone See British and Irish Genealogical Reference Centre

  • US Civil War Notables

    This project focuses on Civil War "notables" from the Union and Confederate armies and their families. Meaning of the word notables: NOTABLES, noun famous or important persons worthy of attention or notice; remarkable. including officers, volunteers, and draftees on both sides who are or should be recognized for their "NOTABLE" activities during the American Civil War — whethe...

  • Indian Wars

    Indian Wars is the name used in the United States to describe a series of conflicts between White settlers or the federal government and the native peoples of North America. (This is a Master Project. We need help with expanding and fleshing out this project!) The wars were the result of the arrival of European colonizers who continuously expanded their territory pushing the indigenous popula...

  • Georgia in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Georgia who served in the Confederate Army. Georgia in the American Civil War Georgia Units During the Civil War

  • Mexican–American War

    The Mexican–American War , also known as the First American Intervention , the Mexican War , or the U.S.–Mexican War , was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution. Combat operations lasted a year and a half, from spring 1846 to fall...

  • 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. ...

  • Domovinski rat , Hrvatska / Croatian War of Independence

    Da se ne zaboravi... / Not to be forgotten.... For our relatives, Poginuli branitelji - Brodsko-posavska županija

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  • American Revolution: Battle of King's Mountain (1780)

    * please feel free to add your ancestor's profile to this project Background from History of Kilgore Family and Related Families, 1935 In 1779 the British changed their plan because they were achieving no decided results in the North. Their plan now was the attempt again to subdue the Southern Colonies. The British forces gained control of all the important points of Georgia. The Amer...

  • 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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  • Tennessee in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Tennessee who served in the Confederate Army.

  • 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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  • United States Signal Corps

    The United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) develops, tests, provides, and manages communications and information systems support for the command and control of combined arms forces. It was established in 1860, the brainchild of United States Army Major Albert J. Myer, and has had an important role from the American Civil War through to the current day. Over its history, it had the initial resp...

  • West Point Military Academy - US Civil War

    The United States Military Academy, or West Point, played a crucial and pivotal role in the Civil War, both before and during the war. List of alumni who fought in the Civil War: West Point and the Civil War:

  • Battle of Shiloh

    The Battle of Shiloh , also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, took place April 6-7, 1862 in southwestern Tennessee. Commanding generals were Ulysses S. Grant, Don Carlos Buell, Albert Sidney Johnston and P. G. T. Beauregard. The outcome of the battle was a Union victory. This project is for soldiers of any rank that took part in this battle. For more information:

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  • Seminole Wars

    (for complete description) The Seminole Wars, also known as the Florida Wars, were three conflicts in Florida between various groups of native Americans, collectively known as Seminoles, their allies, and the United States Army. The First Seminole War was from 1817 to 1818, the Second Seminole War from 1835 to 1842, and the Third Seminole War from 1855 to 1858. The first conflict with the Sem...

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  • Texas in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Texas who served in the Confederate Army. Links Handbook of Texas Online: Civil War Texas Military Forces Museum: Texas Military Forces in the Civil War Texas Civil War Confederate Units Texas Civil War Museum Texas Military Forces Museum: Texas During the Civil War Under the Rebel Flag: From the Texas State Library and Archives Comm...

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  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Ceylon

    The purpose of this project is to gather profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. Please collaborate... CEYLON Approximately 5,126 POW were held in the following camps: Camps Diyatalawa (Main camp) Mount Lavina (Convalescent camp) Ragama (Camp for dissidents and irreconcilables) Urugasmanhandiya (Camp for prisoners on ...

  • French and Indian War

    This was one of the many wars that made up the French and Indian Wars. See the Master Project Indian Wars The summary is taken from French and Indian War and Atlas of the North American Indian, Revised Edition, 2000. French and Indian War What most historians call the French and Indian War was really the final conflict in a long series of wars among the the European colonial powers for wo...

  • Alabama in the American Civil War (C.S.A.) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Alabama who served in the Confederate Army.

  • Governor General's Foot Guards

    The Governor General's Foot Guards ( GGFG ) is one of three Royal Household regiments in the Primary Reserve of the Canadian Army (along with The Governor General's Horse Guards and the Canadian Grenadier Guards) and the most senior militia infantry regiment in Canada. Civitas et Princeps Cura Nostra ("Our Care is Queen and Country") is the regiment's motto.The regiment has an operational role ...

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  • The Union Armies (USA) of the US Civil War

    NOTE: This project is NOT for individual profiles. Please add profiles to State or Unit projects only. The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War. It was also known as the Federal Army, the U.S. Army, the Northern Army and the National Army.[1] It consisted of the small United States Army (the regular army), augmented by massive numbers of units ...

  • 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 ...

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

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

  • International Brigades

    This project aims to include and acknowledge people profiled on Geni.com who participated in the International Brigades (Spanish: Brigadas Internacionales), military units, made up of volunteers from different countries, who travelled to Spain, in order to fight for the Second Spanish Republic, in the Spanish Civil War, between 1936 and 1939. The number of combatant volunteers has been estima...

  • Continental Navy 1775 - 1785

    This project is intended for all of those that served in the United States Continental Navy. The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775. Through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron, John Adams, and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, the fleet cumulatively became relatively substanti...

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

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

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

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

  • King Philip's War of 1675 - 1677

    King Philip's War, sometimes called the First Indian War, Metacom's War, Metacomet's War, or Metacom's Rebellion, was an armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day New England and English colonists and their Native American allies in 1675–78. The war is named for the main leader of the Native American side, Metacomet, who had adopted the English name "King Philip" in hono...

  • 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...

  • Battle of Gettysburg

    July 1-3, 1863 This project is devoted to all soldiers of every rank who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg, and to the families of those soldiers. This project is less about the conflict than it is about the people who engaged in it. That said, many historians call this battle the turning point of the Civil War. After two years of fighting, the war was practically at a standstill. In M...

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

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

  • 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...

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

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

  • 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...

  • The Battle of Antietam, MD September 17, 1862 US Civil War

    The Battle of Antietam /ænˈtiːtəm/ also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the South, fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It is the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with a combined tally of dead, wounded, and ...

  • Second Battle of Bull Run

    The Second Battle of Bull Run or Battle of Second Manassas was fought August 28–30, 1862 in Prince William County, Virginia, as part of the American Civil War. It was the culmination of an offensive campaign waged by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia against Union Maj. Gen. John Pope's Army of Virginia, and a battle of much larger scale and numbers than the First Battle...

  • 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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  • 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

  • Virginia Military Institute (V.M.I.) Alumni & Faculty

    From Wikipedia The Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported military college in Lexington, Virginia, the oldest such institution in the United States. V.M.I. has been called the "West Point" of the South, Founded: November 11, 1839 Virginia Military Institute, notable alumni official site

  • First Battle of Bull Run

    First Battle of Bull Run=First Battle of Bull Run, also known as First Manassas (the name used by Confederate forces), was fought on July 21, 1861, in Prince William County, Virginia, near the city of Manassas. It was the first major land battle of the American Civil War. Just months after the start of the war at Fort Sumter, the Northern public clamored for a march against the Confederate capi...

  • Canada Books of Remembrance

    Les Livres du Souvenir, Canada Introduction The seven Books of Remembrance lie in the Memorial Chamber in the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill. Together, they commemorate the lives of more than 118,000 Canadians who, since Confederation, have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country in uniform. To learn more about the history of each book, consult the Veterans Affairs Canada we...

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