Gettysburg in Pictures

Civil War amputation

By Callie Oettinger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CALLIE OETTINGER was Command Posts’ first managing editor. Her interest in military history, policy and fiction took root when she was a kid, traveling and living the life … Read the article

George Armstrong Custer in Pictures

George Armstrong Custer

By Callie Oettinger

 

CALLIE OETTINGER  was Command Posts’ first managing editor. Her interest in military history, policy and fiction took root when she was a kid, traveling and living the life of an Army Brat, and continues today.

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Leaving Little Bighorn

Little Bighorn battlefield

By John C. McManus

Back at the main column, General Terry and Colonel Gibbon watched as a lone horseman, Bradley’s runner (Private Henry Rice from H Company), rode across the river and up to them. Rice’s face was pale and flushed … Read the article

FDR’s Funeral Train

By Robert Klara

Late into the afternoon of Thursday, March 29, 1945, the warm, languid breezes blowing off the Tidal Basin carried with them the only promise that Washington, D.C., ever entirely keeps: a summer of voracious humidity. But spring still … Read the article

June 25, 1950: Korean War Began Here

crossing 38th parallel

By Callie Oettinger

The War Began Here—June 25, 1950.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CALLIE OETTINGER was Command Posts’ first managing editor. Her interest in military history, policy and fiction took root when … Read the article

Korea: Post-WWII Partition

8th parallel

By Jongsoo James Lee
1392 The Founding of Choson Dynasty (1392–1910). 1910 Korea annexed by Japan. 1941 (December) Japan attacks Pearl Harbor. 1943 (November) At the Cairo Conference, the United States, Britain, and China declare future Korean independence “in due course”; at… Read the article

George Washington Voted Commander in Chief

George Washington Leading the Continental Army

By James MacGregor Burns and Susan Dunn

In March 1775, representatives from Virginia’s counties met to choose delegates to the Second Continental Congress, and once again they elected Washington, Peyton Randolph, Patrick Henry, and others. They also voted to prepare … Read the article