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War of 1812 Reenactment at Sackets Harbor

The Second Battle of Sacket’s Harbor was fought on May 29, 1813, during the War of 1812. Americans repulsed a British attack on the naval yard. 70 more words


War of 1812 Skirmish at Sackets Harbor

War of 1812 skirmish at Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, New York, August 6, 2017. Forsyth’s Company, U.S. 1st Regiment of Riflemen led by Major Benjamin Forsyth fought a delaying action against the British at the Second Battle of Sacket’s Harbor, May 29, 1813. 36 more words


War of 1812 Artillery Demonstration

War of 1812 artillery demonstration at Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, New York, August 5 and 6, 2017. Gun is a small naval cannon mounted on a wooden carriage. 25 more words


In my experience the people the people that fought in school were weak minded, happy to have their battlefields being merely the school yard, to conquer only their fellow classmates.

Wargamers Battlefield 2018 Tour

I am working on another military history tour of particular interest to wargamers (and this time we have heard some wives are going to be coming along!) Group size will be smaller than most tours, so if you are interested in hearing about this when date and itinerary are finalized, please contact me. 81 more words

Let Us Speak of What We Have Done

Editor’s note:┬áIn the October 2017 issue of Civil War Times magazine, Dale Center co-director Dr. Susannah J. Ural was invited along with 14 other leading Civil War scholars to offer her thoughts on the current debate over Confederate memorials. 1,089 more words

War And Society

I Knew A Man

April 1, 1945, was both Easter Sunday and April Fools Day. My father, a 20-year-old
member of the 6th Marine Division, was aboard a troop landing craft, heading straight to… 2,656 more words