Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size
Military Photos



Login

Online
There are 236 users online

You can register for a user account here.
Library of Congress

Military Quotes

You can always tell an old soldier by the inside of his holsters and cartridge boxes. The young men carry pistols and cartridges; the old ones, grub.

-- George Bernard Shaw

Military Encyclopedia

[ Main Index | Add Term | Search ]

Civil War

All | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Other

10 Recent

10 Popular

Zu ZuVirginia Quick Step
ZouavesTennessee Quick Step
Tennessee Quick StepZu Zu
Virginia Quick Stepgabion
Parlor Soldiersparapet
Sunday SoldiersZouaves
Somebody's DarlingSheet Iron Crackers
Sheet Iron CrackersSecesh
See The ElephantParlor Soldiers
SeceshSunday Soldiers
Number of terms in this volume: 179
Military History
Forum Posts

Military Polls

Should women be officially placed in combat-support units on the front lines as planned by the Army?

[ Results | Polls ]

Votes: 74

This Day in History
1780: American troops are badly defeated by the British at the Battle of Camden, South Carolina.

1812: American General William Hull surrenders Detroit without resistance to a smaller British force under General Issac Brock.

1861: Union and Confederate forces clash near Fredericktown and Kirkville, Missouri.

1863: Union General William S. Rosecrans moves his army south from Tullahoma, Tennessee to attack Confederate forces in Chattanooga.

1914: Liege, Belgium, falls to the German army.

1914: Austrian troops capture Shabatz, but Serbian troops check the Austrian advance between Loznitsa and Shabats.

1915: The Russian army is withdrawn to the Brest-Osovyets-Kovna line.

1915: Russians troops enter Van.

1915: Cumberland coast towns are shelled by German submarines.

1916: French troops take a system of German trenches near Belloy-en-Santerre on a front of 1,300 yards, capturing 1,300 prisoners.