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When war does come, my advice is to draw the sword and throw away the scabbard.

-- General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

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War Stories: 87 results
The Red Fighter Pilot
Monday, December 07, 2009 (World War I)
Casualty Clearing Station
Tuesday, July 26, 2005 (World War I)
Service in the German Army
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (World War I)
A Cavalry Brigade at Cambrai
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (World War I)
German High Seas Fleet
Monday, January 24, 2005 (World War I)
1/5 Border Regiment
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 (World War I)
Australian Imperial Forces
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 (World War I)
Australian Imperial Forces: 8 August 1914 - 9 November 1917
Wednesday, November 10, 2004 (World War I)
The Diary of Bugler Benjamin Edgar Cruzan
Wednesday, November 10, 2004 (World War I)
At a Sap-Head
Friday, September 10, 2004 (World War I)
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1745: American New Englanders captured Louisburg, Cape Breton, from the French.

1775: British General William Howe lands his troops on the Charlestown peninsula overlooking Boston and leads them against Breed's Hill, a fortified American position just below Bunker Hill.

1863: On the way to Gettysburg, Union and Confederate forces skirmished at Point of Rocks, Maryland.

1863: At the Battle of Aldie the Confederates failed to drive back Union troops in Virginia.

1863: C.S.S. Atlanta, Commander Webb, with wooden steamers Isondiga and Resolute, engaged U.S.S. Weehawken, Captain J. Rodgers, and U.S.S. Nahant, Commander Downes, in Wassaw Sound.

1864: General John B. Hood replaced General Johnston as head of CSA troops around Atlanta.

1870: USS Mohican burns Mexican pirate ship Forward.

1876: Sioux and Cheyenne Indians score a tactical victory over General Crook's forces at the Battle of the Rosebud, foreshadowing the disaster of the Battle of Little Big Horn eight days later.

1898: The Navy Hospital Corps is established.

1913: U.S. Marines set sail from San Diego to protect American interests in Mexico.