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Disaster at Ball’s Bluff, 21 October 1861 598 384 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

Disaster at Ball’s Bluff, 21 October 1861

Brigadier General Charles P. Stone commanded the Union Corps of Observation during the battle of Ball’s Bluff. (Library of Congress)…

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Army Artwork during the Mexican War 1024 637 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

Army Artwork during the Mexican War

Lasting from 1846 to 1848, the Mexican War remains one of the least studied conflicts in U.S. Army history.  Yet,…

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The Battle of the Wabash: The Forgotten Disaster of the Indian Wars 640 731 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

The Battle of the Wabash: The Forgotten Disaster of the Indian Wars

By Patrick Feng, Foundation Programs and Operations Coordinator When Americans read or hear about the Indian Wars, they are exposed…

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The Battle of Fallen Timbers, 20 August 1794 1024 626 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

The Battle of Fallen Timbers, 20 August 1794

By Matthew Seelinger, Chief Historian In the days of the early Republic, the U.S. Army suffered some of its most…

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Battles That Saved America: North Point and Baltimore 1814 1024 760 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

Battles That Saved America: North Point and Baltimore 1814

By Command Sergeant Major James Clifford, USA-Ret. These few words—the opening line of the United States’ national anthem, “The Star…

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The Battle of Chippewa, 5 July 1814 1024 643 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

The Battle of Chippewa, 5 July 1814

by Matthew Seelinger, Chief Historian As a result of a number of longstanding grievances with Great Britain, including the impressment of…

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The Yorktown Campaign, October 1781 1024 736 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

The Yorktown Campaign, October 1781

By Brigadier General Creighton W. Abrams, USA-Ret., AHF Executive Director By the spring of 1781 and after six years of…

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Buying Time: The Battle of Valcour Island 1024 768 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

Buying Time: The Battle of Valcour Island

By Matthew Seelinger, Chief Historian On July 7, 1776, Major General Philip Schuyler, commander of the Northern Department, convened a council…

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Major General Richard Montgomery 479 718 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

Major General Richard Montgomery

Illinois, Maryland, and Alabama have a peculiar bond. They all have counties or cities named after MG Richard Montgomery, a…

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The U.S. Army’s “Camel Corps” Experiment 1024 642 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

The U.S. Army’s “Camel Corps” Experiment

By Vince Hawkins In June 1859, while attempting to climb a sloping bare rock in southwest Texas, one of the…

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Major General Alexander Hamilton 450 609 The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

Major General Alexander Hamilton

Written By: Samantha Dorn, AHF Staff Assistant Alexander Hamilton is well known for his success as a statesman and his…

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