Tag Archive: American Battles and Campaigns

Battle of Bladensburg

Battle of Bladensburg, August 24, 1814

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American Battles and Campaigns – Battle of Bladensburg, August 24, 1814

After Napoleon’s exile, Britain directed considerable resources into the ongoing war in North America. Around 2500 of Wellington’s regulars joined a … Read the article

First Barbary War

The First Barbary War 1801–05

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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 … Read the article

Battle of Trenton

Battle of Trenton, 26 December 1776

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American Battles and Campaigns – The Battle of Trenton, 26 December 1776

A characteristic of Washington’s generalship was that he always left his army opportunities either to withdraw or attack. Winter’s onset … Read the article

Chickasaw Campaign

Chickasaw Campaign, 1736–40

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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 … Read the article