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  The Grand Army Of The Republic
This was effected after a grand parade of the armies of the Potomac, the Tennessee, and of Georgia, on May 22 and 24, 1865, when one hundred and fifty thousand men marched through the wide avenues of Washington in review before the President and the commanding generals.
The first veteran society formed, The Third Army Corps Union, was organized at the headquarters of General D. Birney, commander of the Third Army Corps, at a meeting of the officers of the corps, September 2, 1863.
In April, 1865, the Society of the Army of the Tennessee was formed at Raleigh, North Carolina, membership being restricted to officers who had served with the old Army of the Tennessee.
www.civilwarhome.com /grandarmyofrepublic.htm   (2232 words)

  
 A Fraternal History of Marin County California - Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Grand Army of the Republic was established on April 6, 1866 at Decatur, Ill. Its founder was Dr. Benjamin Franklin Stephenson, who had been surgeon of the Fourteenth Illinois Infantry (elected May 25, 1861 and commissioned April 7, 1862 at Pittsburg Landing, mustered out June 24, 1864).
Membership in the Grand Army of the Republic was limited to honorably discharged veterans of the Union Army, Navy, Marine Corps or the Revenue Cutter Service who had served between April 12, 1861 and April 9, 1865.
The final Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic was held in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1949.
mill-valley.freemasonry.biz /marin_grand_army_of_the_republic.htm   (947 words)

  
 Republic Army - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The Republic Army were the ground military forces of the Galactic Republic from its founding in 25,000 BBY until 2,000 BBY.
Unlike its famous naval counterpart, not much was known of the Republic Army, other than its forces included rocket-jumpers; each Army division was associated with particular planets or beings; and that the the Academy of Carida was one of its officer training schools.
The Republic Army remained, but was nothing more than a purely symbolic force; the few remaining ground military units were placed under the jursidiction of the Judicial Forces.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Republic_Army   (324 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
The army was of immense importance in the life of the Republic of Texas.
The army's drain on the treasury, however, was at least equalled by its demands on the nation's manpower.
Courts-martial were specified for numerous breaches of army regulations, and such serious infractions as violence against a superior officer, mutiny, desertion, sleeping on post while acting as a sentinel, the raising of false alarms in camp, and cowardice in battle, were punishable by death.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/AA/qja3.html   (4529 words)

  
 Army of the Republic of Vietnam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to the Geneva Accord was signed on July 20, 1954 the army was disbanded and only a militia allowed to remain.
On October 26, 1956, the military was reorganized by the administration of President Ngo Dinh Diem who then established the Army of the Republic of Vietnam.
General Duong Van Minh, recently appointed president by Tran Van Huong, surrendered the city and government bringing the Republic of Vietnam and also the Army of the Republic of Vietnam to a final end.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Army_of_the_Republic_of_Vietnam   (1457 words)

  
 Airmobile: The Changing War and Cambodia, 1969-1970
During 1965 and 1966 the three Army of the Republic of Vietnam divisions chipped away at the Viet Cong strength until they were able to reduce the size of their airmobile operations to company size units because of the lessening threat.
The 9th Regiment, 5th Army of the Republic of Vietnam Division was operating in Binh Long Province with the 2d Army of the Republic of Vietnam Airborne Brigade to their east.
At 0630 the 1st Army of the Republic of Vietnam Cavalry Regiment began its movement from the northwest of An Loc toward the border.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/Vietnam/Airmobility/airmobility-ch11.html   (6147 words)

  
 Army of the Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Grand Army of the Republic is a fictional army from the Star Wars saga, specifically Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith that laid the foundations of the Galactic Empire.
The Grand Army of the Republic, the successor of the pre-Ruusan Republic military, was created by the cloners on Kamino, and comprised of two hundred thousand "units" (see Size section) and their war machines as of the start of the Clone Wars.
Though the clone troopers fought for the Galactic Republic under Jedi leadership during the Clone Wars, the army was turned against the loyalists and the Jedi when the Galactic Empire was formed at the war's end.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_Army_of_the_Republic_(Star_Wars)   (425 words)

  
 Grand Army of the Republic - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The Grand Army of the Republic, abbreviated GAR and known as the clone army or Republic Army, was the main part of the armed forces of the Galactic Republic in its final years, becoming one of the largest armies ever assembled.
At one time, the Republic's military forces were considerable, but in the wake of the Light and Darkness War (1,000 BBY), a gradual process of downscaling began, in favor of increased support from the Jedi Order.
The creation of a clone army was secretly ordered by Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas without the knowledge or approval of his comrades, in response to the growing shadow in the Force, though his army would soon be discovered by Darth Sidious who plotted to use the clone army and its emergency codes for his own plans.
starwars.wikicities.com /wiki/Grand_Army_of_the_Republic   (2869 words)

  
 The Army and the Early Republic
The Army continued to construct coastal fortifications against the receding threat of seaborne invasion, but it turned its main focus to the South and West, where many Americans were moving in search of new lands and opportunities.
Army doctors contributed to medical knowledge through the establishment of the Army Medical Library and work in such areas as smallpox vaccination and the study of digestion.
The Army gave food, clothing, and employment to the freedmen, and it provided as many as possible with the means of self-sufficiency, including instruction in reading and writing.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/COS/9-15.htm   (1944 words)

  
 Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN)
The Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) was a military component of the armed forces of the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam).
On March 8, 1949, after the signing of the Elysee accord Vietnam was recognized as a independent country and its Army was built to fight side by side with the Armed Forces of France against the Communist forces lead by Ho Chi Minh.
Early on, the focus of the army was the Communist guerrillas of the Viet Cong, a shadow government formed to oppose the Diem administration.
www.vietnamwar.net /ARVN.htm   (1177 words)

  
 Fandom Comics :: View topic - Reference: Grand Army of the Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Grand Army of the Republic was the first combat-ready military the Republic utilized since the conclusion of the New Sith Wars at the Battle of Ruusan which left the Republic in ruins - so much that a full-scale restructuring was performed that changed the face of the entire Republic and the Jedi order.
The Grand Army of the Republic is organized much in the way of most other military forces in the galaxy both past and present, but does have it's fair share of distinct differences.
The Republic employs several fleets during the Clone Wars and coordinates military efforts on a regional level and the Fleet Admiral is responsible for delegating mission objectives to the units within his fleet.
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 Grand Army of the Republic
National Encampments of the Grand Army of the Republic were presided over by a Commander-in-Chief who was elected in political events which rivaled national political party conventions.
The final Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic was held in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1949 and the last member, Albert Woolson died in 1956 at the age of 109 years.
In 1894, Owosso held the 1894 Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, for the State of Michigan.
www.shiawasseehistory.com /gar.html   (1360 words)

  
 Grand Army of the Republic - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC [Grand Army of the Republic] (GAR), organization established by Civil War veterans of the Union army and navy.
Auxiliary societies associated with the GAR were the Sons of Veterans (1881), the Women's Relief Corps (1883), and the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic (1886).
Federally Chartered Corporation: Financial Statement Audit Report for the National Women's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic, Incorporated, for Fiscal Years 2003 and 2002.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-granda1rm.html   (750 words)

  
 Roman Army Part I
NB: Over the centuries, the Roman army changed and developed, and conditions often differed somewhat depending on the provinces where the troops were fighting and stationed.
The legion was the basic unit of Rome's standing army of career soldiers, the legionaries, who were all Roman citizens and fought primarily as foot-soldiers (infantry).
Even temporary camps used when the army was on the march were always fortified, surrounded by a deep ditch and a wall.
www.vroma.org /~bmcmanus/romanarmy.html   (1317 words)

  
 The Grand Army of the Republic and Kindred Societies (Main Reading Room, Library of Congress)
The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) quickly became the preeminent veterans' organization formed at the close of the Civil War.
The GAR also had a number of auxiliaries: the Woman's Relief Corps (organized on a national basis in 1883); the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic (1896); and the Sons Of Union Veterans of the Civil War (1881).
These three organizations along with the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, and the Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War still carry on the work begun by the GAR in establishing and improving veterans facilities.
www.loc.gov /rr/main/gar/garintro.html   (1333 words)

  
 Texas Treasures - The Republic of Texas - Texas State Library
On March 2, 1836, a delegation at Washington-on-the-Brazos adopted the Texas Declaration of Independence, and thus was born the Republic of Texas.
Sam Houston's revolutionary army was also retreating eastward as Santa Anna drove for the coast to capture Texas seaports.
They attacked Santa Anna's army while it was sleeping, and, in a battle lasting only 18 minutes, routed the Mexican army and captured Santa Anna.
www.tsl.state.tx.us /treasures/republic/index.html   (377 words)

  
 Grand Army of the Republic
One tactic of the Republic Army is to use suppression fire to pin down opponents, followed by termination through a well-placed grenade.
The most advanced troops of the Republic Army are specialized clones known as ARC Troopers.
Agen Kolar is a typical Jedi General for the army of the Republic.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=starwars/article/sw20050324b   (1099 words)

  
 A Tribute to GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC (GAR)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
It was our privilege to conduct military services for the last survivors of the Grand Army of the Republic and since they have departed to meet with the Great Commander above, we, their Sons, have continued their work, representing the Grand Army of the Republic on Memorial Day and otherwise.
We are proud of our 111 years of service to not only the Grand Army of the Republic but to the community of Harrisburg and veterans organizations in the area.
The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War was a creation of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) which was formed in 1866.
www.geocities.com /hartranft15/index.html   (753 words)

  
 Memorial Day's Beginnings, The Grand ARmy of the Republic, and Medal of Honor
It was on May 5, 1868, that General John A. Logan, then commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, appointed May 30 as Memorial Day, that being the date of the discharge of the last volunteers.
The Grand Army was a patriotic association made up of surviving soldiers and sailors of the Civil War and of the militia on active duty in that period on the side of the North.
Additional information about the Grand Army of the Republic and the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, which was formed by the GAR in 1881, may be obtained at http://www.suvcw.org/.
www.contrib.andrew.cmu.edu /~jw3u/round/Hwood.html   (778 words)

  
 Can Milosevic Count on Army, Police? [Free Republic]
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management.
The loyalty of the police force can no longer be guaranteed and the army is unlikely to support the use of force against peaceful protesters, Belgrade observers said yesterday.
Despite threats by the top ranks of the army that they will back Mr Milosevic, the army in Serbia is obsessed with legality and the role of constitution.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a39d10f1b3147.htm   (865 words)

  
 eBay - grand army of, Militaria, Historical Memorabilia items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Grand Army of the Republic Veteran Medal 1861 - 1866
Book:Badges of the Grand Army of the Republic
Grand Army of the Republic GAR, #985, BL-4, Bennett
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 Grand Army of the Republic - KS-Cyclopedia - 1912
In 1876 Col. John Guthrie became provisional commander, and on March 16, 1880, Kansas was made a regular department of the Grand Army of the Republic.
At one time the Grand Army of the Republic in the United States numbered over 400,000 members, but death has thinned the ranks until in 1910 the number was only a few over 200,000.
In 1885 an act was passed making it a violation of law to wear the Grand Army badge unless the wearer should be a member; in 1895 two rooms in the capitol were set apart by law for the Grand Army museum.
skyways.lib.ks.us /genweb/archives/1912/g/grand_army_of_the_republic.html   (937 words)

  
 The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery Park
About 1895, five Grand Army of the Republic posts in Seattle established this cemetery for the heroes of 1861 - 65 (the Civil War) and maintained it until 1922.
They then hired the neighboring Lakeview Cemetery Association, Inc. to take care of the property at their expense, but the financial and maintenance burden was too great for the diminishing numbers of old veterans so they placed their problem before the Seattle City Council.
The Department of the Army Quartermaster General's Office replied that they could not provide funds for maintenance, but by a 1948 law they could furnish appropriate headstones for the unmarked graves of Civil War Veterans.
www.fgar.org /the_gar.htm   (1269 words)

  
 Army of the Republic of Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Source: Material on file at the Daughters of the Republic of Texas library, The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas.
The Mexican Army then consisted of 10 permanent infantry battalions and three cavalry regiments, named after heroes or battles of the Mexican War of Independence 1810-21.
Part of the army had been used the previous May to supress a republican uprising in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.
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 WVM - Resources - Civil War/Veterans - Wisconsin Grand Army of the Republic Posts
The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was a voluntary, fraternal association of men who served in the Union Army, Navy, or Marine Corps between the years 1861 and 1865, and were honorably discharged from service.
Beath, Robert B., History of the Grand Army of the Republic, (New York: Bryan, Taylor and Co., 1888).
The official records of the Grand Army of the Republic (WVM Mss 1) are held at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center.
museum.dva.state.wi.us /Res_republicposts.asp   (355 words)

  
 Grand Army of the Republic Records Project - Department of Michigan
The Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) was the first truly national veterans organization in the country.
The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is the heir and successor organization to the Grand Army of the Republic.
The Grand Army of the Republic Museum and Library in Philidelphia, PA.
www.suvcwmi.org /gar   (644 words)

  
 Massachusetts - State Encampments: Bibliography - The Grand Army of the Republic and Kindred Societies (Main Reading ...
Annual Encampment, Department of Massachusetts, Grand Army of the Republic...
Official Souvenir of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Encampment of the Dept. of Massachusetts Grand Army of the Republic, and the Sixteenth Annual Convention of the Department of Massachusetts Woman's Relief Corps
Souvenir of the Grand Army of the Republic of Salem and Vicinity, Containing Sketches, Rosters and Portraits
www.loc.gov /rr/main/gar/state/mass.html   (432 words)

  
 Graveside Lessons- Grand Army of the Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
On the North Ridge of the Albany Rural Cemetery stands the Grand Army of the Republic plot.
Today, the Allied Orders of the Grand Army of the Republic strive to continue the work of and preserve the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic.
The Allied Orders consists of the Daughters of Union Veterans, Sons of Union Veterans, Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic, Women's Relief Corps, and the Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
www.albany.edu /history/HIS530/Graveside/gar.html   (238 words)

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