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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 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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The First Barbary War 1801–05

First Barbary War

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – First Barbary War 1801–05 The First Barbary War (1801–1805), also known as the Tripolitanian War and the Barbary Coast War, was the first of two Barbary Wars

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The Siege of Yorktown, 28 Sep–19 Oct 1781

The Battle of Yorktown

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Siege of Yorktown, 28 Sep–19 Oct 1781 The final decisive major battle of the war, the siege of Yorktown established both the collapse of the British ‘Southern Strategy’

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Chickasaw Campaign, 1736–40

Chickasaw Campaign

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Chickasaw Campaign The Chickasaw Campaign was a long and bloody affair. The French and allied Choctaws had defeated the Chickasaws, Natchez and their British allies in

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