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  Army of the James -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In April, 1864 the X Corps was transferred from the Dept of the South and the two corps formed the Army of the James.
All the Black troops in the army were formed into the XXV Corps and the white troops into the XXIV Corps and the Departments of Virginia and North Carolina were separated.
The Army of the James was then present at the surrender of the (additional info and facts about Army of Northern Virginia) Army of Northern Virginia.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/A/Ar/Army_of_the_James.htm   (645 words)

  
 Scotland's Past - James III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Although James was not involved in it himself he was well pleased when the see of St Andrews was elevated to archepiscopal status in 1472.
James rallied an army and he met his opponents at Sauchieburn, near Bannockburn, where the royal army was badly beaten.
James had fled the field before the end but his body was found, stabbed through the heart, a day or so later.
www.scotlandspast.org /jamesiii.cfm   (949 words)

  
 The Open Door Web Site : History : The "Glorious Revolution" of 1688
Although James II survived the Monmouth rebellion, he was to lose in throne within the next three years.
The overthrow of James II in 1688 was the second time in the 17th century that a Stuart king had lost his crown.
James II was a Catholic king in a country that was thoroughly Protestant and which wanted nothing to do with the pope in Rome.
www.saburchill.com /history/chapters/chap4013.html   (893 words)

  
 Glorious Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
James wanted to secure religious toleration for his catholic subjects and also strengthen Royal central government by reducing the power and independence of the country’s counties and major towns.
James employed his army extensively in support of his political aims, introducing catholic officers where he could, billeting his troops on recalcitrant towns, and also using them to influence elections.
James fled to France but his army was able to continue the war for another year before it was routed at the Battle of Aughrim on 12 July 1691.
www.national-army-museum.ac.uk /pages/glor-rev.html   (1379 words)

  
 History of Ireland 1687 - 1691: James 2nd and William of Orange
However James was stronger than the natives and drove them back and sieged them in the cities of Derry and Enniskillen, with the aim of crushing all Williamite support in Ireland.
James marched north from Dublin and the two armies met at the River Boyne, in Co Meath on 1 July, 1690.
James' viceroy remained and led the remains of James' army to Limerick and Athlone.
www.fortunecity.com /bally/sligo/93/past/history/16871691.html   (875 words)

  
 U.S. Army Changed by Iraq, but for Better or Worse? (washingtonpost.com)
All the services are changing, but the Army especially is undergoing radical change as a result of the unexpectedly difficult occupation, in which it has suffered nearly 6,000 casualties.
The strain on Army troops, families and equipment has been extensively reported and is likely to intensify as some units head back to Iraq for a second tour.
And as the Army seeks to adjust to waging a counterinsurgency campaign 7,000 miles away, innovation in how it trains new recruits and structures forces for deployment is now rippling through the service.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A29619-2004Jul5.html   (812 words)

  
 United States Army Reserve | LTG James R. Helmly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Lieutenant General James R. Helmly was confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to lieutenant general and appointment as the Chief, Army Reserve, March 21, 2002.
Lieutenant General Helmly entered the Army as an enlisted soldier in 1966 and received his commission through Officer Candidate School in 1967.
As an Army Reserve Soldier, Lieutenant General Helmly has held logistics and operations positions in the 87th Maneuver Area Command and the 81st Army Reserve Command (ARCOM).
www.armyreserve.army.mil /usar/leadership/helmly.aspx   (345 words)

  
 Defense AT&L: Defense AT & L interviews Army Brig. Gen. James R. Moran, Program Executive Officer Soldier
The soldier is our Army's most fundamental weapon, but we haven't viewed him or her as a weapons system.
The Army's recognition of the soldier as the central component of a weapons system has fundamentally changed the way we develop requirements and procure weapons and equipment.
The U.S. Army's rapid fielding initiative (RFI) is intended to respond quickly to current needs for individual soldier equipment requirements and to provide soldiers engaged in or preparing for real-world operations with state-of-the-art individual weapons, clothing, and equipment.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0QMG/is_3_33/ai_n6120765   (1330 words)

  
 St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture: Army-McCarthy Hearings
Specifically, McCarthy targeted an army dentist who was in the process of being voluntarily discharged due to the illness of his wife and daughter.
As part of the attack on the army, McCarthy, with his typical outrageousness, had accused Zwicker of being unfit to wear the army uniform and of having the brains of a five year-old, and he demanded his immediate dismissal.
Eisenhower used the diary of army lawyer John G. Adams to illuminate the extent of McCarthy's out-of-control behavior, including the fact that Roy Cohn, McCarthy's committee counsel, was being subsidized by the wealthy Schine.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419100060   (817 words)

  
 Virtual Wall - James Autrey, SGT, Army, Dallas TX, 21Apr69 26W017   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
James had a twinkle in his eyes, a great sense of humor and a strict sense of honor, especially to his God, family and country.
James and LaVern had no children, but they were surrounded by a huge family, extended family and a multitude of friends.
James will always be carried on the roll of the members of the All American Brigade.
www.virtualwall.org /da/autreyjh01a.htm   (1796 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - The ordeal of Chaplain Yee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
An Army general stressed that again in April, when he took the unusual step of removing the case from Yee's permanent military record.
Army Col. Jack Farr, 58, head of Guantanamo's prisoner interrogation unit, was arrested Oct. 11 and charged with mishandling intelligence and lying to investigators.
James Hill, chief of the U.S. Southern Command, which oversees military operations at Guantanamo, declined to be interviewed.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2004-05-16-yee-cover_x.htm   (2089 words)

  
 James
James was originally scheduled to sail on this voyage with the Algonquin as a Deck Storekeeper, however he was hospitalized in Savannah, Georgia.
James' service record shows he was discharged from the hospital on 21 September 1944 and was back onboard the Algonquin on 22 September 1944 when the ship set sail again to Oran and Naples then back to Charleston.
James is wearing an officer hat with gold band and he is also wearing the shoulder boards rank insignia of a Third Officer.
www.angelfire.com /home/usahsalgonquin/james_wilkerson.htm   (3315 words)

  
 United States Army Reserve
We are an Army Reserve serving an Army and a Nation at war.
Army Reserve Soldiers are either deployed, preparing to deploy, or returning from deployment…our Soldiers know that their service involves sacrifice.
Any success attributed to the Army Reserve in the Global War on Terror is due to our Soldiers’ sacrifice and courage, both at home and abroad.
www.armyreserve.army.mil /usar/home   (174 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Glorious Revolution (British And Irish History) - Encyclopedia
Glorious Revolution, in English history, the events of 1688–89 that resulted in the deposition of James II and the accession of William III and Mary II to the English throne.
A parliamentary group, the Whigs, tried to ensure a Protestant successor by excluding James, duke of York (later James II), from the throne, but they were unsuccessful.
The royal power to suspend and dispense with law was abolished, and the crown was forbidden to levy taxation or maintain a standing army in peacetime without parliamentary consent.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/G/Glorious.html   (538 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: Army, Marines Rushing Body Armor to Troops in Combat Zones
Army Maj. Scott A. Tyler, executive officer of PEO Soldier at Fort Belvoir, Va., poses with the new light thermo weapons sight that's being issued to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan for use with the M-16, M-4 and M-136 anti-tank weapon.
Army Maj. Scott A. Tyler, executive officer of Program Executive Office Soldier at Fort Belvoir, Va., puts on a pair of the Wiley-X sun, wind and dust goggles being issued to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Army Maj. Scott A. Tyler, executive officer, Program Executive Office Soldier at Fort Belvoir, Va., poses with the Interceptor body armor small-arms protective inserts that are tougher than Kevlar.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Oct2003/n10312003_200310313.html   (1088 words)

  
 Topographical Engineers -- Engineers in the Union Army 3
The materials used in the construction of the battery were: 13,000 sandbags; 123 pieces of yellow pine timber, 55 feet long and 15 feet round; 5,000 feet of 1-inch boards; 9,156 feet of 3-inch planks; 600 pounds of iron; 6,000 pounds of spikes and nails; and 8 paulins.
In April 1864 the 1st New York Volunteer Engineers were transferred to Fort Monroe, Virginia, for duty with the Army of the James in joint operations with the Army of the Potomac against Petersburg and Richmond.
The best testimonial to the importance of the engineers in the Department of the South and the Army of the James is contained in instructions to a lieutenant in July 1864 while making a reconnaissance for a bridge site to accommodate a bridge leading from Coles Island to James Island.
www.topogs.org /Engineers-3.htm   (1667 words)

  
 CNN.com - U.S. Army Muslim chaplain arrested - Sep. 22, 2003
James Yee, who counseled Guantanamo Muslim detainees, is being investigated on suspicion of spying.
Army Capt. James Yee was taken into custody by U.S. military authorities September 10 at the naval air station in Jacksonville, Florida, while in possession of classified documents "that a chaplain shouldn't have," an official told CNN, speaking on the condition of anonymity.
Army officials with the U.S. Southern Command, which controls the Guantanamo facility, told CNN that they could not comment on the status of the investigation but acknowledged that Yee had been taken into custody and said he is a 1990 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
www.cnn.com /2003/US/09/20/chaplain.arrest   (633 words)

  
 Text Only Version Lexington, Kentucky -- National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
Although the Southerners whipped the Federal left, Bragg was forced to withdraw his outnumbered army from the state, ending his invasion and dashing the hopes of a Confederate Kentucky.
Lewinski was English born and trained as a Roman Catholic priest, served as a soldier in the British Army and taught at the University of Louisville.
The villa was constructed for James B. Clay, son of statesman Henry Clay, in 1846.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/lexington/text.htm   (13798 words)

  
 CNN.com - U.S. drops all charges against Muslim chaplain - Mar 19, 2004
MIAMI, Florida (CNN) -- All charges against Army Muslim chaplain James Yee -- who was initially accused of espionage at the terrorist detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba -- have been dropped, the U.S. Army said Friday.
Yee, a West Point graduate and Army captain, had been serving as a chaplain for the detainees at Guantanamo Bay when he was arrested in September and originally accused of espionage.
The Army had added four minor charges, mainly involving adultery and pornography, at the time it filed the reduced accusations of mishandling classified information.
www.cnn.com /2004/LAW/03/19/yee.charges.dropped   (519 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Martin Thomas McMahon
He served with the Army of the Potomac all through the war, and at its close had attained the rank of brevet Major-General of Volunteers.
His brothers, John Eugene, and James Power, were also lawyers and soldiers and both held the command as colonels of the 164th New York Volunteers during the Civil War.
John was born in Waterford, Ireland, in 1834, was educated at St. John's College, Fordham, and died at Buffalo, New York, in 1863, from injuries received in the army; James was born in Waterford, 1836, and was killed while leading his regiment at the battle of Cold Harbor, Va.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09505a.htm   (353 words)

  
 Helmly Tapped as Next Army Reserve Chief
James R. Helmly for promotion to lieutenant general and appointment as the next chief, Army Reserve.
The chief, Army Reserve, is the principal advisor to the Army chief of staff on all Army Reserve matters.
The Army Reserve, which celebrates its 94th birthday April 23, is the Army's federal reserve.
www.first.army.mil /pao/hemly_new_ar_chief.htm   (515 words)

  
 Soldiers Of The Army Of The James
Such is the glorious records of the Army of the James-never beaten in a battle, never repulsed in an assault by a larger portion of its forces than a brigade.
Capt J. Lyon, Fourth Rhode Island, in command of the pontoon trains of the Army of the James, receives commendation for his energy ability, and promptness in the construction of the pontoon bridges by which the army crossed the river.
James B. Backup, Thirty-sixth U. Colored Troops, excused from duty for lameness, from which he could walk but a short, distance, volunteered and charged with his command through the swamp, and received a wound through the breast.
www.coax.net /people/lwf/RPT_EWS1.HTM   (5683 words)

  
 AsianWeek.com
James Yee’s friends and supporters feel the Army with its letter is trying to muzzle the chaplain and quickly sweep this case out of the public’s view.
George Koo, a member of the Committee of 100 and a China expert, said the Army may be returning Yee to duty with a clean slate because of the military setbacks elsewhere.
James Yee himself was spending time with his family and not available for comment.
news.asianweek.com /news/view_article.html?article_id=e26bad5734cd4fce6569f18d3a87f212   (932 words)

  
 The Army Is Right - James Bowden
The Army was right about how many troops to invade and occupy Iraq.
The Army on the ground held the shield to protect and grow Korean democracy.
The Army is the master of Land Warfare.
www.americandaily.com /article/148   (879 words)

  
 U. S. Grant, Plans for the 1864 Campaign
The Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee commanding, was on the south bank of the Rapidan, confronting the Army of the Potomac; the second, under General Joseph E. Johnston, was at Dalton, Georgia, opposed to Sherman who was still at Chattanooga.
But as the Army of the Potomac was the principal garrison for the protection of Washington even while it was moving on Lee, so all the forces to the west, and the Army of the James, guarded their special trusts when advancing from them as well as when remaining at them.
If the Army of the Potomac had been moved bodily to the James River by water Lee could have moved a part of his forces back to Richmond, called Beauregard from the south to reinforce it, and with the balance moved on to Washington....
www.sewanee.edu /Faculty/Willis/Civil_War/documents/GrantCampaign.html   (1511 words)

  
 James Alward Van Fleet, General, United States Army
James Alward Van Fleet, a foot soldier through nearly four decades in the United States Army and a commander who led major campaigns in WWII and the Korean War, died Wednesday, September 23, 1992 at his ranch in Polk City, Florida.
In that capacity, and later as commander of 4th and 90th Infantry Divisions in George S. Patton's 3rd Army, he could be found in the thick of the fighting as history was being made on the continent.
The General retired from the Army on March 31, 1953, with the accolade from former President Harry Truman of being "the greatest general we have ever had.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /vanfleet.htm   (1381 words)

  
 Rummy's New War - The secretary of defense invades the Army. By Fred Kaplan
The intriguing—and, from the Army's point of view, disturbing—thing about Roche is that he's a retired Navy captain who, for the past two years, has been secretary of the Air Force.
However, as far as it applies to the Army, the concept calls for lighter, lither forces that can be transported rapidly to an area of crisis and that, once they reach the battlefield, can fight with greater speed and agility.
The problem is that the mainstays of U.S. Army "force structure"—M-1 tanks, Bradley Fighting Vehicles, self-propelled artillery guns, and the caravans of logistical trucks that provide their supplies and fuel—are big, heavy things.
www.slate.com /id/2082932   (1129 words)

  
 James Ii
James consented to the marriage (1677) of his daughter Mary (later Mary II) to the Protestant prince of Orange (later William III), and the couple became the heirs presumptive, after James, to the English throne.
James made an effort to restore himself by landing in Ireland in 1689 and leading his many Catholic followers there, but the effort failed at the battle of the Boyne (1690).
The cause of James's son and grandson was upheld later by the Jacobites long after James had died in inglorious exile.
www.question.com /link/James2Eng.html   (733 words)

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