This is a detailed account of what would come to be known as The Battle of the Wilderness, which was the first battle of Grant’s
The lads and gents who were out fighting during the hard years of the Civil War didn’t just have battle plans on their minds. They were often bored and lonely, and looked for entertainment, news of home – and love – through letters.
By looking back at these old Civil War recruitment posters & broadsides, you can see what was being offered to men as an incentive to sign up to fight in the Civil War — and what exactly the leaders were looking for in troops back in the 1860s.
Take a look back at how America – and the world – celebrated Victory in Europe Day, meaning World War II was nearly over.
The postcards below were published in Ladies’ Home Journal magazine back in 1918, at the height of World War I. There were four categories —
‘Let us always be willing to give them whatever credit is their due.’ 186,000 men of African descent fought for the Union in the Civil War. Here are some antique portraits showing just a few of these soldiers.
When the flowers are reverently placed on the graves on Memorial Day, there will be many indebted to General John Alexander Logan. Here’s why.
Regular US combat units were deployed to Vietnam beginning in 1965, and while America’s direct military involvement ended on August 15, 1973, the last soldiers left Vietnam on March 29, 1975. Here, take a look back at how some of the military action was portrayed stateside by Newsweek magazine.
Soldiers say farewell to girls as Christmas leaves are canceled A soldier’s world is a lonely, uncertain world. It is a world of men, of work,
“Keep mum, chum” is Army’s advice Lowell Sun (Lowell, Massachusetts) January 31, 1942 Hold your tongue. While the toiling hands and fighting hearts of America
There is never a boy child who does not love to play soldier. The young soldier will be happier if he has a soldier cap. Either of the paper ones represented here in reduced size will answer the purpose.
Behind-wall account of invasion Writer tells Airborne troops’ perilous job in D-Day success by Leonard Mosely, representing the Combined Allied Press Behind the Atlantic wall