# American history
William T Anderson Civil War Guerrilla
The final stop for the Civil War Guerrilla William T Anderson .
Arizona the Farthest Western Battle of the Civil War
The westernmost skirmish of the Civil War, which occurred at Stanwix Station, took place on March 29, 1862, 272 troops from the California Column discovered a small detachment of Confederate Volunteers burning hay, which had been placed at Stanwix Station for the California Column's . After a brief exchange of gun fire with the much larger Union force, the Confederates retreated to Tucson.
First Female Superstar ; Annie Oakley
Annie Oakley was born on August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) became an American sharpshooter who worked in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. Oakley developed hunting skills as a child to provide for her impoverished family in western Ohio. At 15, she won a shooting contest against experienced marksman Frank E. Butler, whom she later married in 1876. The pair joined Buffalo Bill in 1885, performing in Europe before royalty , Audiences were astounded to see her shooting out a cigar from her husband's lips . She earned more than anyone except Buffalo Bill himself.
The biggest historical mysteries that will probably never be solved
The desire to know what happened is irresistible, but history is riddled with mysteries despite the efforts of scholars. There are some, like where Cleopatra is buried or what secrets Japan's kofun tombs hold, that we may one day reveal.
Yes, a large pumpkin was impaled on the spire of the tower, 173 feet up.
On one October morning in the year 1997, a Cornell University professor, strolling by McGraw Tower, casually looked up to cherish the placid view of the sky. But there was something peculiar he noticed, which made him yell:
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Estate Mulberry Row Part 3
This is Mulberry Row at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia. This is where most of the Monticello activity took place!
A complete tour of one of the last of its kind Victory ships - Pt.3
What a great piece of American history. I took a complete tour of the ship, including the engine room. It was very cool seeing how this ship was run. Service History of the Red Oak Victory After final outfitting, USS Red Oak Victory (AK-235) was commissioned as a US Navy vessel on December 5, 1944. Only a very few Victory ships became Navy commissioned vessels and they were designated as either AK (auxiliary cargo ships) or AT (attack transports). AS AN AK, the USS Red Oak Victory carried ammunition to supply the needs of the Pacific Fleet in World War II. Ships of the US Pacific Fleet at Ulithi Atoll, March 1945 In January 1945, USS Red Oak Victory under command of Lieutenant Commander John S. Sayers, USNR, with a crew of 13 officers and 91 enlisted men sailed under the Golden Gate Bridge to war service in the Pacific Theater of Operations. She would not return to the United States for 18 months.
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Gardens | American History | Charlottesville, Virginia
This is Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Gardens. Thomas Jefferson is our third President, the author of the Declaration of Independence and our first Secretary Of State. Music by Asher Fulero | Song Hopeful Freedom
Japanese Americans To Hold A Memorial Day Service
Monument at the Salt Lake City Cemetery(Image is author's) An event to honor and remember Japanese American veterans will be held at the upper section of the Salt Lake Cemetery on Sunday, May 29, 2022. It will be at 8:30 AM and is open to any interested persons. All are invited with a special invitation to veterans and their families.
The Pearl Harbor Tree In Cades Cove
This is one of the many hidden gems in Cades Cove. This tree has alot of history and pays remembrance to those who have served and to those who gave it all to keep us free. F.D.R. said it best "a day which will live in infamy". December 7, 1941.
A Program About Topaz was Held at the Utah State Capitol
Utah State Capitol(Image is author's) There were ten camps built in the United States during World War II to imprison persons of Japanese heritage. Those facilities have now become known as American concentration camps. They were called internment camps or relocation centers during those war years. Those incarcerated at the camps were innocent of any wrongdoing and were held simply because of their ethnicity.
Gone But Not Forgotten Disney Park Show | The Muppets Present Great Moments In History
A gone but not forgotten Disney park show will be forever in our hearts. The Muppets have been mostly absent from the Disney parks for quite some time. So let's all get in our way back machine, TARDIS, or Delorian and relive one of the greatest shows of Disney's Magic Kingdom. "The Muppets Present Great Moments In History, But Only The American Parts." Instagram: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/doofs_in_disney">https://www.instagram.com/doofs_in_disney</a>/ Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/DoofsInDisney">https://www.facebook.com/DoofsInDisney</a>/
Opinion: How Crypto Is Making and Reclaiming American and International History
Questions and solutions involving global history, auctions, and cryptocurrency. I didn’t either until I read a Bloomberg article about how the research DAO, Abolition in Progress won a bid at Sotheby’s for a major part of American history in response to another group’s attempt to purchase a rare copy of the United States Constitution.
On the first day of Ramadan, Muslims offer prayers on New York's Times Square||For the first time in American history,
For the first time in American history, Muslims offered prayers in New York's Times Square. During this time thousands of Muslims gathered. Taraweeh prayers were offered. There has been a debate on social media about Muslims offering prayers on the streets. There are many in favour of offering namaz in Times Square, while most are opposing it.
A Freedom Walk Was Held in Washington, D.C.
National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism(Image is author's) The National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II was the site of the Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C. on April 2, 2022. After holding it virtually last year because of the COVID pandemic, the event was held in person. It has been an annual event for over twenty years.
The Mystery of the Vanished Colony of the first English in North America
Disclaimer: (The information contained in the article is for general information purposes only) 434 years later, an archaeological campaign could solve the mystery of the disappearance of the settlers from Roanoke Island.
Governor Ralph Carr of Colorado Had Compassion and Courage
Governor Ralph Carr (DVD Cover)(Image is author's) He welcomed Japanese Americans into Colorado when they voluntarily evacuated. It is interesting to note at this current time when the American concentration camp in Colorado called Amache is being designated as a national historic site that the then governor of Colorado was one of only a few people who supported the Japanese Americans during World War II.
Early American Coin Found Buried 184 years later!
We found this 184-year-old early American coin at a colonial house site dating back to 1771 while using metal detectors. Earlier in the trip, we had located a 1787 CT State Copper. Also included other coins in various other locations.
Day of Remembrance for Japanese Americans Passes House Committee
Remembering a part of American history during World War II. Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City(Image is author's) The Utah State Legislature is in session at the present time at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. There are many bills which are being entered and debated by members of the Utah State Senate and the Utah House of Representatives.