Juneteenth: The Army’s Role

General Granger’s reading of General Orders No.3 in Galveston, Texas on 19 June 1865 symbolized what was gained after five long years of war.

Symposium Registration is Now Open

The National Museum of the U.S. Army and AHF are excited to share that registration is now open for the Civil War Symposium on April 8 – 9, 2022.

Celebrate Women’s History Month

Looking for something to do this Women’s History Month? This March, celebrate Women’s History Month with The Army Historical Foundation.

4th Engineer Battalion

In its 140-plus year history, thousands of soldiers have proudly worn the insignia of the 4th Engineers and staunchly upheld the battalion’s motto, Volens et Potens (Willing and Able).  The origins of […]

Private Antonius Rokus

I became interested in the 29th New York Infantry Regiment about two years ago when in the process of tracing my family roots, I “found” a second cousin, once removed, […]

Major General Henry Wager Halleck

Henry Halleck was born in Westernville, New York, on 16 January 1815. He was educated at Hudson Academy, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Union College. He then graduated from the U.S. […]

Major General George Brinton McClellan

George McClellan was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 3 December 1826. He attended college preparatory schools, and briefly attended the University of Pennsylvania before he accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy. In the […]

Lieutenant General Nelson Appleton Miles

Nelson Appleton Miles was born near Westminster, Massachusetts, on 8 August 1839. He received a rudimentary military education from a former French officer and then joined a company of volunteers […]