The Battle of Cowpens

The Battle of Cowpens was a battle that happened during the American Revolutionary War and marked a turning point for the American forces in regaining colonies from the British. The battle occurred on the 17th January in the year 1781, some 6 years after the American Revolutionary War started, it was a major battle and … Read more

The Battle of Camden

The Battle of Camden doesn’t refer to a battle at Camden market in London; it actually refers to a battle in the American Revolutionary War between the British and Americans in north Camden, South Carolina. This battle happened on the 16th August in the year 1878. This battle pitched the commander Lord Charles Cornwallis on … Read more

Battle of Bunker Hill Summary

The Battle of Bunker Hill was a battle between the British and Americans during the American Revolutionary War on Breeds Hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts. This battle happened on the 17th June in the year 1775 so was very early on in this history changing conflict. Many may not know of The Battle of Bunker Hill, … Read more

Causes of the American Civil War

Many know about the American Civil War of 1861 to 1865, but the true origins and causes of the American Civil War allude many. The causes of the American Civil War are actually quite complex and require research and analysis to understand their roots. The origins of the Civil War actually do surprise many when … Read more

Why Did the War of 1812 Start?

There were actually several reasons why the war of 1812 started. The official reason as made clear in the declaration of war by the United States of America to Great Britain was the Impression Issue that was made by the British Government under their Orders-in-Council.  This Impression Issue is an act whereby men are forced … Read more

War of 1812 Timeline

1803 – 1812 The War of 1812 timeline started when a total of nearly 10,000 American sailors were forcibly made by the British navy to work in their ships.  This enforcement was made under the British Impressment that was authorized   under the Orders-in-Council of the British Monarchy. 1805, July –  British naval forces started to … Read more

War of 1812 Facts

• Our first war of 1812 fact is that the HMS Leopard of the British Navy signals the US ship Chesapeake to stop for inspection if there are British deserters working in the ship.  Chesapeake refused to obey and was then fired upon by the British war ship that resulted to the death of 3 … Read more

Overview of The War of 1812

Overview of the war of 1812 started on June 18, 1812 between the United States and Great Britain when the United States of America officially declared War against Great Britain.  This declaration of war by the United States against Great Britain was said to have been caused by factors such as the Impressment issue and … Read more

The American Civil War

The American Civil War started on April 12th in the year 1861 and last until April 9th in the year 1865, although the last shot of anger actually occurred in June of 1865. You could say the American Civil War was a war of north versus south and a war born out of abolition of … Read more

Civil War Wilderness

Fought between May 5 and 7 1864 the civil war Wilderness campaign was a battle between Lt. Gen. Ulysses. S. Grant ‘s Overland Campaign forces comprising some 101,000 men  against Gen. Robert. E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. Grant and Lee’s armies suffered heavy losses in both men and equipment, a bloody war of attrition attempting to push forward Grant to the capital of the confederate Richmond Virginia.

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