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AMAZING WOMEN in WAR and PEACE  Popular

History raves about the heroics of men in war... but few instances are mentioned in which female courage was displayed. Yet during every conflict, and the peaceful years between, they too were there.
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Continental Regiment Fife & Drum  Popular

From Lilburn, Georgia, the CRFD is dedicated to the preservation of 18th century American music,striving to present an authentic impression of fife and drum music heard during the American Revolution.
Added on: 11-Oct-2001 | hits: 1314 | Rating: 7 (3 Votes)

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Frontier Battles  Popular

This site explores the military history and general history of Canada and the United States from 1607-1815. Major focus of this site will be on the French and Indian War (1754-1763) and American Revolution (1775-1783). The authors may include historians of the period, history buffs, reenactors, teachers, and students.
Added on: 13-Nov-2007 | hits: 745
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LIBERTY! The American Revolution  Popular

Headlines, timelines, resource material and related topics---a potpourri of information on the American Revolution
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Revolutionary War  Popular

Revolution Navigation Tools keyword search, subject search, timeline of the American Revolutionary War, regional maps of American Revolutionary War battles.
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The Revolutionary War  Popular

An Award winning Educational Reference site on all aspects of the American Revolutionary War, including Causes, Battles, People, Land, Indian Relations and more
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The War for American Independence  Popular

The Revolutionary War in Northeastern Pennsylvania and related topics
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Virtual Marching Tour of the American Revolutionary War  Popular

Chronicles the battles leading up to the British seizure of Philadelphia in 1777
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1779: 300 Continental Marines attacked the British at Fort George, Penobscot Bay.

1812: The USS Constitution escapes from a British squadron after a three day chase off New Jersey.

1862: Nathan Bedford Forrest made his first raid.

1862: A Naval court martial meeting in Richmond acquitted Flag Officer Tattnall with honor for ordering the destruction of the C.S.S. Virginia on 11 May after the evacuation of Norfolk.

1863: Confederate General John Hunt Morgan's raid on the North is dealt a serious blow when a large part of his force is captured as they try to escape across the Ohio River at Buffington Island, Ohio.

1863: After seeking to intercept the troops of General Morgan for some 10 days and 500 miles, the gun-boat squadron under Lieutenant Commander Fitch engaged the Confederate raiders as they attempted to effect a crossing of the Ohio River at Buffington Island. The U.S.S. Moose and steamer Alleghany Belle repeatedly frustrated the Southerners' attempts to cross.

1886: Atlanta, the first steel-hulled American cruiser armed with breechloading rifled guns, is commissioned.

1918: French and Americans advance on Soissons-Thierry line, taking Vierzy (north of Ourcq) and Neuilly St. Front (south of Ourcq).

1918: The U.S. armoured cruiser "San Diego" sunk off Fire Island, off New York, with six lost.

1940: President Roosevelt signs the "Two-Ocean Navy Expansion Act." This orders construction of 1,325,000 tons of warships and 15,000 naval planes. Including the existing ships, the fleet will comprise 35 battleships, 20 carriers and 88 cruisers.