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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

  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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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  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

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  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Company F 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

  • 1st Vermont Brigade (USA), US Civil War

    The First Vermont Brigade , or Old Brigade was an infantry brigade in the Union Army of the Potomac during the American Civil War. It suffered the highest casualty count of any brigade in the history of the United States Army, with some 1,172 killed in action. It was the only brigade in the Army of the Potomac known by the name of its state. Major General James Harrison Wilson: The Vermon...

  • 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. Background and formation The Missouri State Legislature passed the "Military Bill" on May...

  • 3rd Regiment, Arkansas State Troops (CSA), US Civil War

    The 3rd Infantry, Arkansas State Troops (1861) was an Arkansas State infantry regiment that served during the American Civil War. The regiment was designated as the 2nd Infantry, Arkansas State Troops, by the State Military Board, but it was named the 3rd Arkansas by Brigadier General Nicholas Bartlett Pearce, Commander, 1st Division, Provisional Army of Arkansas.[1] The regiment is generally r...

  • I Corps (USA), US Civil War

    I Corps (First Corps) was the designation of three different corps-sized units in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The units served in the following armies: Army of the Ohio/Army of the Cumberland, Alexander M. McCook, September 29, 1862 – November 5, 1862 Army of the Mississippi, George W. Morgan, January 4, 1863 – January 12, 1863 Army of the Potomac and Arm...

  • 44th North Carolina Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    Regiment: 44th Infantry Regiment North Carolina Date of Organization: 28 Mar 1862 Muster Date: 9 Apr 1865 Regiment State: North Carolina Regiment Type: Infantry Regiment Number: 44th Number of Companies in Infantry: 10 Last updated June 24th, 2007 by Jenny History of the 44th North Carolina Historical Sketch Of. [From the Wilmington, N. C., Star, March 12, 1897.] This brief ...

  • 26th North Carolina Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    Regiment: 26th Infantry Regiment North Carolina Date of Organization: 27 Aug 1861 Muster Date: 9 Apr 1865 Regiment State: North Carolina Regiment Type: Infantry Regiment Number: 26th Number of Companies in Infantry: 10 Regimental History Gettysburg after battle report: Report of Capt. J. J. Young, quartermaster Twenty-sixth North Carolina Infantry. Near Gettysburg, Pa., ...

  • 84th Tennessee Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TENNESSEE TROOPS 84th Tennessee Infantry Also called 2nd Tennessee Mountain Volunteers 84th Infantry Regiment was organized at McMinnville, Tennessee, in December, 1862, with men from Smith, Warren, DeKalb, Overton, and Putnam counties. It remained in the vicinity of McMinnville until December 29. At that time the unit was assigned to D.S. Donelson's Brigade and joined the Arm...

  • 28th Tennessee Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TENNESSEE TROOPS 28th TENNESSEE INFANTRY REGIMENT Also called "2nd Tennessee Mountain Volunteers" Organized September 28th, 1861; Confederate service October 2, 1861; reorganized May 8, 1862; merged with 84th Tennessee Infantry March 8, 1863 to form 28th Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment; merged into 1st Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment April 9th, 1865; paroled ...

  • 25th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TENNESSEE TROOPS 25th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry 25th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in August, 1861, at Camp Zollicoffer, in Overton County, Tennessee. Its members were recruited in the counties of White, Overton, Putnam, and Jackson. The unit fought at Fishing Creek and Perryville, then was assigned to General B.R. Johnson's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. In Novem...

  • 6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE KENTUCKY TROOPS 6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry 6th Cavalry Regiment was organized during the summer of 1862 with men from the central and eastern section of Kentucky. It was mustered into Confederate service in September. For a time the unit skirmished in Kentucky attached to Buford's Brigade, then it fought with J.H. Morgan. Most of its members were captured at Buffington Isl...

  • 15th New Hampshire Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION NEW HAMPSHIRE TROOPS 15th New Hampshire Infantry The 15th New Hampshire Infantry was organized in Concord, New Hampshire October 6-16, 1862 and mustered in for nine months' service under the command of Colonel John W. Kingman. The regiment left New Hampshire for New York November 13, 1862; then sailed for New Orleans, Louisiana, December 19, arriving December 26. It was attached to ...

  • 4th New Hampshire Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION NEW HAMPSHIRE TROOPS 4th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment The 4th New Hampshire Infantry was organized in Manchester, New Hampshire and mustered in for a three year enlistment on September 18, 1861. Attached To - The regiment was attached to Casey's Provisional Brigade, Army of the Potomac, October 1861. Wright's 3rd Brigade, Sherman's South Carolina Expeditionary Corps to March 1862...

  • Holders of Burma Star Group

    It would be nice if we could find as many people as possible who were awarded "The Burma Star" for taking part in the Burma Campaign in the last war. My late faather was one of them..Let's see if we can find some more?

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