Early Modern | War History

A Controversial Decision About Lee & Jackson Statues in Charlottesville

Judge Richard Moore in Charlottesville, Virginia has ruled that statues of Lee and Jackson are war memorials and cannot be moved. This was after a…

The Maid of Orléans : How Joan of Arc defeated the English

Christian Oord

An old prophecy said that a virgin from the people would save France after a queen from abroad would nearly destroy the kingdom. This young…

The Enloe Stone: The Grave That hid Weapons & Valuables in the Civil War

Though leading an army of an estimated 12,000 soldiers, General Price believed the Union forces protecting Jefferson City to be too formidable. At the outbreak…

The Elite Scottish Warriors who Helped Joan of Arc

Billy Moncure

The English eventually forced their way across the bridge but were met and outflanked by the larger force. The Duke of Clarence was killed, and…

Robert E. Lee. & The US Camel Corps That Never Were

Showing the typical hubris and racial bias of the time, Wayne declared that Americans could “manage camels not only as well, but better than the…

The Battle of Little Big Horn: Custers Ultimate Humiliation

“I have seen my people prepare for battle many times,” she said, “and this I know: that the Sioux that morning had no thought of…

Propaganda Of The American Civil War – Started Years Before The Outbreak

While it is commonly thought that the First World War was the first war in which war propaganda was widespread, propaganda goes back earlier than…

The Successful Unionist Rebellion in the Heart of Dixie

It is difficult to pin many killings directly to Knight and his men, but numerous tax collectors, conscription officers, and Confederate government supporters were killed…

The English Longbow: Machine Gun Of The Medieval Era

Jay Hemmings

The heavy war arrows used by English longbowmen were able to penetrate leather and cloth armor, iron plate armor, and even some types of steel…

When 5,000 British Archers Defeated Over 30,000 French Knights

Despite the numbers discrepancy, the English combined tactics and superior training to turn what could have been disaster into a resounding and humiliating victory. The…

The Ghosts of Gettysburg: A Haunted History of a Battlefield

According to witnesses and researchers, paranormal activity is stronger in Gettysburg than anywhere else. It even has phantom perfumes! Gettysburg is a small town in…

Born in 1842 The Oldest Veteran Of The US Civil War Who Lived Until 1953!

One of Hard’s uncles served in the American Revolutionary War, while some of his grandsons and great-grandsons served in the Second World War. One of…