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I yield to no man in sympathy for the gallant men under my command; but I am obliged to sweat them tonight, so that I may save their blood tomorrow.

-- General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

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Little John, Two
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 (Vietnam)
Poc Time
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 (Vietnam)
U.S. Navy Nurse in Saigon
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (Vietnam)
Navy Combat Field Historian
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (Vietnam)
Tet 1968
Friday, February 11, 2005 (Vietnam)
The End of 868
Monday, November 08, 2004 (Vietnam)
Greyhound Downed
Thursday, September 30, 2004 (Vietnam)
Helicopter Crew Chief
Thursday, September 30, 2004 (Vietnam)
OH-23G Autorotation
Thursday, September 30, 2004 (Vietnam)
One Name on the Wall
Friday, September 10, 2004 (Vietnam)
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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.

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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.