While the 16-year-old Prince of Wales waited with a small force at the Battle of Shrewsbury, his father went north to confront Harry “Hotspur” Percy. More »
Despite the odds, Henry V rallied his men for a desperate stand on the muddy field during the Hundred Years’ War’s Battle of Agincourt. More »
The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War. Horse artillery, sharpshooters, sappers, and miners were used for specialized duties during the war.
Led by the impetuous General Nathaniel Lyon, Union forces pursued retreating Confederates across southwestern Missouri in the summer of 1861. At Wilson’s Creek, Lyon caught up with the enemy on aptly named Bloody Hill.