The origin of the Grand Review of the Army of the Potomac at Bailey’s Cross Roads, Virginia began on the plains of Manassas, Virginia, with the defeat and hasty retreat of Union forces.
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Watch and listen to the Memorials Director of Education, John D. Long, as he recounts the beginnings and lives of the community of Bedford, Virginia and how it was affected following the D-Day Invasion of Normandy.
The 65th Infantry Regiment has a long history of military service to the United States that began shortly after the acquisition of Puerto Rico from Spain following the Spanish-American War.
Learn about a Union wool coat in the Museum’s collection and how studying the story of the individual Soldier, not just generals and politicians, and great battles, is important in Army and U.S. History.
The Army Historical Foundation interviews the Communications Director for The National Vietnam War Museum.
The Army Historical Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Awards. The 2021 awards honor books and articles published in 2021.
General Granger’s reading of General Orders No.3 in Galveston, Texas on 19 June 1865 symbolized what was gained after five long years of war.
By James Stejskal NOTE: This article contains excerpts from contemporary official Union and Confederate reports that include racial epithets. Additional eyewitness accounts employ local “dialect” that may or may not have been accurately rendered by the recorder. It was dark as three Union Army steamboats left St. Helena Sound off the coast of South Carolina …
Albert Clinton Johnson – the man who would become the first African American colonel in the U.S. Army Signal Corps.
The Army Historical Foundation featured their second in a series of free virtual programs focused on the experiences of the American Soldier.