Admiral David Farragut took the Confederate minefields, forts and ironclads at the Battle of Mobile Bay in the Gulf of Mexico. More »
For veterans, history buffs and the general public, anyone interested in American history should at some point visit Arlington National Cemetery. More »
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.
In early 1942, a furious air-sea battle in the Solomons set the stage for Pacific Theater combat yet to come.