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The History of American Wars - Veterans Day Infographic-There are a couple things that should probably be tweaked on here (like we didn't just fight Nazi Germany during WWII) but overall interesting info graphic

The History of American Wars - Veterans Day Infographic-There are a couple things that should probably be tweaked on here (like we didn't just fight Nazi Germany during WWII) but overall interesting info graphic

The siege of Vicksburg, the fight in the crater of Fort Hill, after the explosion, June 25, 1863  Print shows Union soldiers in trench and behind wooden walls and gabions as an assault is made on Fort Hill during the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi

The siege of Vicksburg, the fight in the crater of Fort Hill, after the explosion, June 25, 1863 Print shows Union soldiers in trench and behind wooden walls and gabions as an assault is made on Fort Hill during the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi

Fort Sumter (April 12-13, 1861) Abraham Lincoln said he would hold all Federal property, and he referred chiefly to Fort Sumter. Major Robert Anderson was in command, with 68 soldiers. Jefferson Davis gave the word to open fire and bring about its submission; Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard obeyed immediately. After a 34-hour bombardment, Major Anderson hauled down the American flag. The Civil War had begun.

Fort Sumter (April 12-13, 1861) Abraham Lincoln said he would hold all Federal property, and he referred chiefly to Fort Sumter. Major Robert Anderson was in command, with 68 soldiers. Jefferson Davis gave the word to open fire and bring about its submission; Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard obeyed immediately. After a 34-hour bombardment, Major Anderson hauled down the American flag. The Civil War had begun.

Battlefields of the Civil War Map & Timeline http://storymaps.esri.com/stories/civilwar/

Battlefields of the Civil War Map & Timeline http://storymaps.esri.com/stories/civilwar/

The War in Louisiana -- Sharpshooters of the 75th New York Vol., Picking off the Gunners on the Rebel Gunboat J. A. Cotton, in the Action at Bayou Teche, January 14.  (Published in Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, February 21, 1863)

The War in Louisiana -- Sharpshooters of the 75th New York Vol., Picking off the Gunners on the Rebel Gunboat J. A. Cotton, in the Action at Bayou Teche, January 14. (Published in Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, February 21, 1863)

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