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42 Reasons Why Nicolas Cage Is The Greatest Actor Of Our Generation

French Forrest, veteran of the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and in this photograph a Captain in the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War.

Albert Sydney Johnston, one of the greatest Generals who ever lived. Johnston was truly one of the best. He fought in the War for Texas Independence, serving under General Sam Houston. He fought in the Mexican American War, serving under Zachary Taylor. Then he served as a General in the War for Southern Independence. He was killed at the Battle of Shiloh early in the war, and it was a great loss for the South.

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Naval archivists discover trove of photos from Spanish-American War

Fighting During Spanish American War. The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.

Philippe R. Girard, The Slaves Who Defeated Napoleon: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801-1804. University Alabam...