The Macedonian Companion Cavalry was the army’s decisive arm under Alexander the Great, and for good reason. More »
Philip II of Macedon’s brilliant command lead to the rise of Macedonia after the Battle of Chaeronea. 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.