History of the United States Army
From its formation in 1775, the United States Army has been the primary land based portion of the United States military. The Army's primary responsibility has been the fighting of land battles and mi...
History of the United States Army - Wikipedia
How did “Taps” originate?
The origins of “Taps,” the distinctive bugle melody played at U.S. military funerals and memorials and as a lights-out signal to soldiers at night, date back to the American Civil War.
Colonial American military history
Colonial American military history is the military record of the Thirteen Colonies from their founding to the American Revolution in 1775.
Rangers in North America served in the 17th and 18th-cen...
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Continental Army
The Continental Army was formed after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America. Established by a resolution of the Continental Congress o...
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Northwest Indian War
The Northwest Indian War (1785–1795), also known as Little Turtle's War and by other names, was a war between the United States and a confederation of numerous Native tribes, with minor support ...
Quasi-War
The Quasi-War (French: Quasi-guerre) was an undeclared war fought mostly at sea between the United States of America, Batavian Republic, and Great Britain against the French Republic and Spain fro...
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Barbary Wars
The 'Barbary Wars were two wars fought at different times over the same reasons between the United States of America and the Barbary states (the de jure Ottoman Empire possessions of, but de facto in...
Barbary Wars - Wikipedia
Tecumseh's War
Tecumseh's War or Tecumseh's Rebellion was a conflict in the Northwest Territory between the United States and an American Indian confederacy led by the Shawnee leader Tecumseh. Although the war is of...
Tecumseh's War - Wikipedia
Creek War
The Creek War (1813–1814), also known as the Red Stick War and the Creek Civil War, was a regional war between opposing Creek factions, European empires, and the United States, taking place larg...
Creek War - Wikipedia
Seminole Wars
The Seminole Wars, also known as the Florida Wars, were three conflicts in Florida between the Seminole — the collective name given to the amalgamation of various groups of native Americans and ...
Seminole Wars - Wikipedia
Winnebago War
The Winnebago War was a brief conflict that took place in 1827 in the Upper Mississippi River region of the United States, primarily in what is now the state of Wisconsin. Not quite a war, the hostili...
Winnebago War - Wikipedia
Black Hawk War
The Black Hawk War was a brief 1832 conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of Sauks, Meskwakis, and...
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Creek War of 1836
The Creek War of 1836 was a conflict in Alabama at the time of Indian Removal between the Muscogee Creek people and non-Native land speculators and squatters.Although the Creek people had been forced ...
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Cherokee removal
Cherokee removal, part of the Trail of Tears, refers to the forced relocation between 1836 and 1839 of the Cherokee Nation from their lands in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas...
Cherokee removal - Wikipedia
Union Army
The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1865. It consisted of the small United States Army, known as the regular army, whic...
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Confederate Army
The Confederate States Army was the military ground force of the Confederate States of America, also known as the "Confederacy", while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On Februar...
Confederate Army - Wikipedia
United States Army Air Corps
The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the statutory administrative forerunner of the United States Air Force. Renamed from the earlier United States Army Air Service on 2 July 1926, it was part...
United States Army Air Corps - Wikipedia
Military history of the United States during World War II
The military history of the United States' involvement in World War II covers the war against Japan, Germany and Italy starting with the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. During the first two y...
Military history of the United States during World War II - Wikipedia
Aircraft Warning Service
The Aircraft Warning Service (AWS) was a civilian service of the United States Army Ground Observer Corps instated during World War II to keep watch for enemy planes entering American airspace. It bec...
Battle of the Philippines (1941-42)
The Philippines Campaign (Filipino:Labanan sa Pilipinas) or the Battle of the Philippines was the invasion of the Philippines by Japan in 1941–1942 and the defense of the islands by Filipino and Unite...
Corps of Intelligence Police
The Corps of Intelligence Police (CIP) was founded by Ralph Van Deman in 1917 as an intelligence agency within the United States Army, and the War Department. In World War I, many of the intelligence ...
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Camp Liberty killings
On May 11, 2009, five United States military personnel were fatally shot at a military counseling clinic at Camp Liberty, Iraq by Army Sergeant John M. Russell. In the days before the killings, witne...
United States Navy in World War II
The United States Navy grew rapidly during World War II from 1941–45, and played the central role in the war against Japan, and (after the British Royal Navy) a major role in the European war against ...