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  Battle of Franklin II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Second Battle of Franklin (more popularly known as The Battle of Franklin) was fought at Franklin, Tennessee, on November 30, 1864, as part of the Franklin-Nashville Campaign of the American Civil War.
It was one of the worst disasters of the war for the Confederate States Army.
Franklin followed the Battle of Spring Hill of the previous day.
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 Encyclopedia: Battle of Franklin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Battle of Franklin was a major engagement of the American Civil War fought at Franklin, Tennessee on November 30, 1864.
Franklin Township, Marion County, Indiana Franklin Township is in the southeast corner of Hoosiers.
The Meadows of Franklin Pond, Cambridge, Ontario The Meadows of Franklin Pond, Cambridge, Ontario is a residential devel...
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 Battles of the american civil war - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 The Battle of Antietam Part II
Franklin had been a soldier all his life--that is to say, he had been first in his class at West Point, and from 1843, when he graduated, he had been serving in the Topographical Engineers, till May, 1861, when he was commissioned brigadier-general of volunteers.
Franklin's Sixth Corps and Couch's division of the Fourth Corps were still at a distance, in the neighborhood of Crampton's Gap.
The battle was very creditable to the Confederates, but in no just sense, nor in any sense at all, could they be said to wrestle for the mastery in the ratio of one to three.
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 Battle of Fredericksburg - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Battle of Fredericksburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The battle opened with an artillery duel, but this died away as the infantry approached their objectives.
Since Lee could not counterattack because of the river, and Burnside was reluctant to make a further attempt, both armies went into winter quarters and the battle ended.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
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 Battle of Kadesh sack of Babylon Ramses II Muwatalli
When Ramses II ascended the throne he was probably only twenty or twenty-five.
Following the battle of Kadesh, he gave refuge to Bentesina, the prince of Amurru, who had defected to the Egyptians before the battle.
Since the pharaoh and his army had escaped destruction and even given chase to the retreating Hittites in the final stages of the battle, he was the victor.
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 Operation Iceberg: The Assault on Okinawa - The Last Battle of World War II (Part 1) April - June 1945
During these battles, the 7th Infantry Division to the east made little progress due to the rough terrain and the strong resistance.
The 22nd Infantry was unfamiliar with the rough terrain in front of the 7th Infantry Division and the attack foundered, but the 96th Infantry Division faced a determined and well-planned attack from the 272nd IIB, which caused the 381st Infantry a difficult time.
The armed forces of the United States and Japan had met in a battle that had lasted eighty-two days where little quarter was granted and proved what had been known to both sides, that the one side who was to be victorious, would have to completely eliminate the other.
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 1943   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
January 14 - Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to travel by airplane while in office (Miami, Florida to Morocco to meet with Winston Churchill to discuss World War II).
February 14 - World War II: Battle of the Kasserine Pass - German General Erwin Rommel and his Afrika Korps launch an offensive against Allied defenses in Tunisia; it is the United States' first major battle defeat of the war.
March 26 - World War II: Battle of Komandorski Islands - In the Aleutian Islands the battle begins when United States Navy forces intercept Japanese attempting to reinforce a garrison at Kiska.
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After the Battle of Midway, the Allies were able to launch a limited offensive to protect their line of communications and to prevent the Japanese from consolidating their gains.
Actually, the sea battle was a series of engagement's lasting from 23 to 26 October.
A third Marine division evenly had to be thrown into the battle as 23,000 Japanese, firmly entrenched in terrain that gave every advantage to the defenders, exacted a price of some 20,000 American casualties for the tiny island.
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 Peleliu, battle for (Operation Stalemate II) - The Pacific War's Forgotten Battle, September-November 1944
Halsey therefore, cancelled the second phase of Stalemate II on 17 September, with the exception of the landing on Ulithi, which would be now be carried out by the 323rd Regimental Combat Team (RCT), 81st Infantry Division.
For Operation Stalemate II, the division was given 100 60mm T20 shoulder fired mortars to issue to the platoons for use against caves and pillboxes.
It is doubtful he was on Peleliu at the time of the battle as he survived to surrender Imperial Japanese Navy forces in the Palau Islands to the Americans in April 1945.
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 BBC - History - The Battle of Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The story of the Battle of Britain resounds through the years as one of the defining moments of recent British history.
This attempt came to be known as the Battle of Britain, and victory over the RAF was seen by the Germans as absolutely essential if they were eventually to mount an invasion of the British Isles.
Suppression of the British air force would have been the first difficult step to a German victory, but it was not the only factor, and the British would have found they had plenty more tricks up their sleeve.
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 Franklin, Battle of - KS-Cyclopedia - 1912
Franklin had not been entirely abandoned by the pro-slavery forces since the sack of Lawrence.
Buford's men and a number of Missourians were assembled there, with a brass 6-pounder, a large quantity of ammunition and other camp supplies which had been taken at Lawrence, and the plunder taken from intercepted wagons had also been stored there.
To recapture the stolen property, secure the ammunition and break up the stronghold of the enemy who would have Lawrence at their mercy if the free-state forces were called to support Brown, an attack was planned upon Franklin by the free-state men in the vicinity of Lawrence.
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 Battles of the American Civil War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Battle of Galveston II Battle of Palmito Ranch
Battle of Manassas II Battle of Manassas Gap
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (Oxford History of the United States)
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 Encyclopedia: March to the Sea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The twisted and broken railroad rails that the troops wrapped around tree trunks and left behind became known as "Sherman's neckties."
During the march, Sherman's soldiers encountered only scattered resistance from the troops of Generals John B. Hood and Joseph E. Johnston, defeated in the Battle of Atlanta.
The march was conducted in two columns separated by about 60 miles, the right under Major General Oliver O. Howard and the left under Major General Henry W. Slocum.
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 John M. Copley. A Sketch of the Battle of Franklin, Tenn. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A Sketch of the Battle of Franklin, Tenn....
The smoke of battle belched forth from the hideous open mouth of this typical volcanic eruption cast a deep shade of gloom over that bright and lovely November eve, darkening the ether from earth to heaven, until a gentle breeze would lift and fan it away.
While this fearful battle was raging, a Federal officer on his horse, at the head of a line of infantry, came dashing up to the works in our front, and one of our soldiers in the ditch about ten feet on my left, raised his gun and fired, shooting him off his horse.
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 Franklin II
Schofield’s advance reached Franklin about sunrise on November 30 and quickly formed a defensive line in works thrown up by the Yankees in the spring of 1863, on the southern edge of town.
Two Federal brigades holding a forward position gave way and retreated to the inner works, but their comrades ultimately held in a battle that caused frightening casualties.
When the battle ceased, after dark, six Confederate generals were dead or had mortal wounds.
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 Iwo Jima by SemperSigns.com
The geography, topography and geology of the island guaranteed a deadly and bizarre battle.
Military geniuses predicted a three day battle, an "easy time." Some of the nicest boys America would ever produce slogged on for thirty six days in what would be the worst battle in the history of the US Marine Corps.
After two battles were fought on Iwo Jima, one for Mt. Suribachi and the southern part of the island the other for the northern part.
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 Battle of China (from World War II) --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
After the loss of tropical Asian rubber-growing regions during World War II, Allied producers, faced with a huge wartime demand for rubber, explored the possibility of cultivating temperate-zone plants that contained latex.
One of the two major battles of the American Civil War was fought at the crossroads town of Gettysburg, Pa., from July 1 to 3, 1863.
Details the history of World War II in the Asia-Pacific region, and examines the role of the U.S. Army in the conflict.
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 Franklin D. Roosevelt: Our Handicaps Exist Only In The Mind
Well, Franklin D. Roosevelt was no ordinary man, he was a fighter, and he turned his greatest obstacles into his greatest opportunities.
Born in Hyde Park, New York in 1882, the son of James and Sara Delano Roosevelt, Franklin was brought up in an aristocratic upper class family.
He never saw the end of World War II on September 2, 1945, although he was chiefly responsible for leading the United States and its allies to victory.
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 American Merchant Marine in World War 2
U.S. Merchant Marine in World War II One way to understand the Second World War is to appreciate the critical role of merchant shipping...
The Battle of the Atlantic was not what one usually thinks of as a "battle," since it did not take place in one location over a limited period, such as the Battle of the Bulge.
Many battles between U-Boats and convoys took place in the "Air Gap," a wide band of the North Atlantic which was not patrolled by aircraft and took 4 or 5 days to cross by convoy.
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 The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume II: Philadelphia, 1726 - 1757 -- Pennsylvania Gazette, 1734
The Field of Battle was indeed left to the Enemy, where they could find nothing to give them Occasion to boast of a Victory; for as the Fire on both Sides was equally strong and continual, we judge their Loss must be equal to ours.
After the Battle the Enemy intrench'd themselves on the Banks of the Po, over-against Burgo-Fort, where they have a Bridge to retire over into the Mantuan in case of Occasion.
On the 3d Te Deum was sung in the Church of Notre Dame for the signal Victory in Italy.
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 World War II Links on the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
American Aircraft of World War II from David Hanson is a reference site on over 140 U.S. aircraft used or designed by the U.S. in WWII.
Battle of Britain from the Royal Air Force (RAF) to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Britain (July 10 to October 31, 1940)
Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt and the Casablanca Conference by Simon Appleby is based on his dissertation at Trinity College, Cambridge, UK.
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 This Day in History
Schofield was aware of Hood's position and was attempting to move past the Confederates on his way to rejoining the rest of the Federal army.
Hood was handicapped by the fact that one of his three divisions was still marching toward Franklin and much of his artillery had not yet arrived.
The Confederates had 23,000 men at Franklin; 1,750 died and 5,500 were wounded or captured.
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 Civil War Battlefield Guide - -Franklin II, Tennessee (TN036) , Williamson County and Franklin, November 30, 1864   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Their position also denied the Federal artillery a clear field of fire, so Cleburne's Division was able to penetrate the Union center until the brigades of US Brigadier General James W. Reilly and US Colonel Emerson Opdycke sealed the breach in a bloody counterattack.
The battle continued for five hours, and the casualties were frightful.
The Federals began to pull out of Franklin at 11:00 p.m., and the lead elements of the exhausted army reached Nashville at dawn.
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 GI -- World War II Commemoration
During the invasion and the subsequent battle for Normandy, when the Germans could well have used reinforcements from the Pas-de-Calais area, the Fifteenth Army remained untouched and immobile, awaiting an invasion that never came.
In a pitched battle on Christmas Day, the American armor annihilated one German regiment and threw back what proved to be the high-water mark of the counteroffensive.
The Battle of the Bulge was the greatest pitched battle on the western front in World War II.
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 Civil War Battle Summaries by Campaign
Battle names appearing in blue denote a Union victory; butternut denotes a Confederate victory; green denotes an indecisive action.
Rappahannock Station II Averell's Raid on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad [November 1863]
Crook-Averell Raid on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad [May 1864]
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 NOW with Bill Moyers. Quiz. World War II Knowledge | PBS
A recent study showed that American high school students were rather vague on American history.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Josef Stalin, and Charles de Gaulle
What battle is commonly believed to have turned the tide in favor of the U.S. in the Pacific Theater?
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 List of American Civil War battles
Battle of Charleston Harbor II Battle of Fort Sumter I
Battle of Chattanooga II Battle of Chattanooga III
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 Battle of Aachen (from World War II) --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Battle of Aachen (from World War II) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Key Campaigns and Battles of World War II > Europe and North Africa > Battle of Aachen
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