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  • 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 ...

  • 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 , ...

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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 ...

  • 6th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION KANSAS VOLUNTEERS 6th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry Organized at Fort Scott July, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Kansas to August, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Dept. of Kansas, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Frontier, to June, 1863. District of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 186...

  • 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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  • 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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  • 4th Texas Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 4th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (4th Mounted Volunteers) The Texas 4th Cavalry Regiment was organized with about 1,000 men during the late summer of 1861. Its members were from Gonzales, San Antonio, Bonham, Austin, Livinston, Crockett, and Alto, and Milam and Parker counties. The unit served in Henry H. Sibley's Army of New Mexico, then was assigned to Green's and Hard...

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  • 8th Texas Cavalry (Terry's) (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 8th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Terry's) (1st Rangers) (8th Rangers) 8th Cavalry Regiment, usually called Terry's Texas Rangers , was organized with 1,170 men at Houston, Texas, in Deptember, 1861. Its members were raised in Houston, Richmond, Columbus, Gonzales, and Wharton, and Bastrop County. The regiment was one of the hardest fighting cavalry units in the war. It ...

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  • European Resistance Movements

    The main information and outline is from The Military History of World War II: Volume 15: European Resistance Movements, by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy, Col., U.S. Army, Ret., Franklin Watts, Inc., New York, c. 1965. Book May 10 The Unknown War. The Land of Lidice: Czechoslovakia. They Did Not Scare Us: Poland. Caged - A Story of Jewish Resistance - David J. Landau The Holocaust, the Je...

  • 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. ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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, TN 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 Buel...

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  • Army of the West (CSA), US Civil War

    The Army of the West was a military force within the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War that the was part of the Trans-Mississippi Department and was composed primarily of members of the old Missouri State Guard . It saw action in the Battle of Pea Ridge, Battle of Corinth and Battle of Iuka and consisted of about 20,000 men. The Army was reorganized in late 1862 but the ...

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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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  • Battles in 1865 - US Civil War

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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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...

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

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

  • War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748)

    en.wikipedia.org - War of the Austrian Succession The War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48) – including King George's War in North America, the War of Jenkins' Ear, and two of the three Silesian wars – involved most of the powers of Europe over the question of Maria Theresa's succession to the realms of the House of Habsburg. The war began under the pretext that Ma...

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

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

  • 2rd Missouri State Guard Infantry (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.

  • 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...

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

    34th Virginia Infantry Summary and Engagements This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 34th Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • 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

  • 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...

  • Battles in 1863 - US Civil War

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

  • 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

  • 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...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Rhodesia

    World War One: Armed Forces - Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) At the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, the settler society in Southern Rhodesia, then administered by the British South Africa Company, received the news enthusiastically. The Company administrator, Sir William Milton's response was "All Rhodesia ... ready to do its duty". Parties of white Southern Rhodesians immediately paid the...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 16th Missouri Cavalry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION MISSOURI TROOPS 16th Regiment Cavalry Volunteers Organized at Springfield, Mo., November 1, 1863, from 6th Regiment Enrolled Militia. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to April, 1865, and to District of North Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to July, 1865. SERVICE -- Scout and patrol duty in District of Southeastern Missouri until April, 1865, and in North Missour...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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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  • 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 ...

  • 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 som...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • WWII Missing Air Crew Report 10878

    677th Squadron - 444th Group - 58th Wing -20th Air Bomber Command 11 Jan 1945. 42-65226 The B29 Bomber designated as serial number 42-65226 flying out of Dudhkundi, India was scheduled for a combat mission over Singapore, Malaya. The regular engineer for the mission was temporary at rest camp, and 1st LT Charles Vail was assigned to take his place. Two minutes prior to acquisition of the ta...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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 ,

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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:

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 4th Texas Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 4th Regiment, Texas Infantry 4th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Richmond, Virginia. Its members were recruited in the counties of Goliad, Travis, Robertson, Falls, Guadalupe, McLennan, Bexar, Grimes, Walker, Hill, Montgomery, Freestone, Navarro, Ellis, and Henderson. It became part of Hood's Texas Brigade and served under Generals Hood, J.B. Roberts...

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  • 42nd Missouri Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION MISSOURI VOLUNTEERS 42nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry Organized at Macon, Mo., September, 1864. Attached to District of Northern Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1864. Tullahoma, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. Unattached, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Defences Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. Cum...

  • 13th Ohio Cavalry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION OHIO VOLUNTEERS 13th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry Organized by a consolidation of 4th and 5th Battalions Cavalry, and mustered in May 5, 1864. Left State for Annapolis, Md., May 11, thence moved to White House Landing, Va., May 18. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac, June 8 to August 10, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to December 10. 3rd Br...

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  • 60th Ohio Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION OHIO VOLUNTEERS 60th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Organized at Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, February to April, 1864. Left State for Alexandria, Va., April 21, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to July, 1865. SERVICE - Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va., May 3-Jun...

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  • 13th Regiment, Texas Volunteers (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 13th Regiment, Texas Volunteers (Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry) 13th Infantry Regiment was organized during the fall of 1861 and included Bates' Texas Infantry Battalion. The unit contained artillery, cavalry, and infantry companies and was reorganized several times. Attached to the Trans-Mississippi Department, it served in Texas guarding the coast between Galve...

  • 10th Regiment, Texas Infantry (Nelson's) (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 10th Regiment, Texas Infantry (Nelson's) 10th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Waco, Texas, during the winter of 1861-1862. Many of its members were from Houston and Tyler, and Grimes, Freestone, San Augustine, and Washington counties. It served in the Department of Texas, then was captured at Arkansas Post in January, 1863. Exchanged and reorganized,...

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  • Frontier Regiment, Texas Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS Frontier Regiment, Texas Cavalry (McCord's) The Frontier Texas Cavalry was organized by order of the Texas State Legislature in order to "constitute a command for the special protection of the frontier against Indian depredations." The unit was organized in late 1862 and accepted into Texas state service on January 1, 1863. It remained in state service until finally...

  • The Incarceration of Japanese-Americans and the War Relocation Authority During World War II

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  • Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

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

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    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

  • Merrill's Marauders

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  • American Revolution: Siege of Fort Motte (1781)

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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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