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The Battle of Gettysburg, 1–3 July 1863

Gettysburg

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab On 30 June, Meade advised MGen John Reynolds that it seemed Lee would concentrate his forces near the small town of Gettysburg. Reynolds thus sent BGen John Buford and two cavalry brigades

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The Battle of Shiloh, 6–7 April 1862

Shiloh

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab Just 2km south-west of Pittsburg Landing was Shiloh Church, the feature that would give the upcoming battle its common name. Stinging from Major General Ulysses Grant’s victories at Forts Henry and Donelson

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The Battle of Little Bighorn, 25–26 June 1876

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab Little Bighorn, more than a third of Lt Col George Custer’s 7th Cavalry perished along with their commander when Custer ignored the warnings of his Indian scouts and precipitately engaged 3000 Sioux

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The Battle of Buena Vista, February 22-23, 1847

Battle of Buena Vista

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Battle of Buena Vista, February 22-23, 1847 The Battle of Buena Vista (February 22–February 23, 1847), also known as the Battle of Angostura, saw the United

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The Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1836

Battle of San Jacinto

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Battle of San Jacinto (San Jacinto River), April 21, 1836 As commander-in-chief of the Texas settlers’ revolution against Mexico, Sam Houston kept his force in readiness

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