Sunday, July 23, 2006

Insurgency in the Philippines

Today we add a major article on the series of insurgencys that have disrupted the Philippines over the last fifty years.

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Gettysburg, Shiloh and Antietam

We continue our series of shorter articles with the battles of Gettysburg, Shiloh and Antietam. These are three of the most significant battles of the war, each marking the failure of a Confederate attack.

These shorter articles will eventually be followed by more in-depth pieces.

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862

After withdrawing from Yorktown, the Confederate armies pulled back towards Richmond. At Williamsburg (5 May 1862) the Confederate rearguard and the Union advance guard clashed in what developed into a bloody battle. The Confederates succeeded in delaying the Union advance for long enough for their supply trains to reach Richmond.

We also begin a series of shorter articles on the major battles of the war with First Bull Run/ Manassas, Frederickburg and

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Battle of Lee's Mill, 16 April 1862

Military Battle of Lee's Mill

During the month-long siege of Yorktown, the Union army only launched one assault on the Confederate lines, at Lee's Mill on 16 April 1862. Even this was not intended to break the Confederate lines, but only to test its strength.