The Charge at Gettysburg [Civil War]

The Charge at Gettysburg [Civil War]

When night fell, the Union flags waved in triumph on the field of Gettysburg, but over 30,000 men lay dead or wounded, strewn through wood and meadow, on field and hill, where the three days' fight had surged.

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Hampton Roads [Civil War]

Hampton Roads [Civil War]

Also known as the Battle of the Monitor and Merrimac, the Battle of Hampton Roads during the Civil War was the first battle between ironclad warships.

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Farragut at Mobile Bay [Civil War]

Farragut at Mobile Bay [Civil War]

The Battle of Mobile Bay marked a victory for the Union during the Civil War, and is best remembered for Rear Admiral Farragut's successful maneuver through a minefield, and his famous command, "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead".

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America Becomes Air-Minded [Aviation]

America Becomes Air-Minded [Aviation]

As the summer of 1910 rolled around, the flights of F. W. Baldwin and Glenn Curtiss, as well as the recognition accorded the Wrights by the Army, kindled at last the public imagination. 

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