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The American Civil War is considered the first modern war ever to be fought. While still using 18th century battle techniques they had weapons that were technologically advanced. 353 more words
On this day in July, 1864, Confederate General John B. Hood launched a flank attack on the Federals on the east side of Atlanta. This was the second such attack by Hood since taking command of the Army of Tennessee, following the Battle of Peachtree Creek two days earlier. 895 more words
“Millard? Is that a guys’ name?”
Millard Fillmore was the 13th President of the United States, serving from 1850-1853. He was also the last U.S. President to not be affiliated with either the Republican or Democratic parties. 369 more words
In 2014 the 150th anniversary of a daring raid was marked. On a moonlit evening off the coast of South Carolina a submarine and its eight-member crew slipped to the bottom of the sea after a military success that changed naval warfare.