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In the News (Mon 17 Jun 19)

  
  Battle Mountain Chamber of Commerce
Battle Mountain is on Interstate 80, 218 miles east of Reno and 70 miles west of Elko.
Battle Mountain is home to a thriving community of descendants of Basque pioneers who celebrate their heritage with a festival each winter and a come-one, come-all picnic each summer.
Before the white settlers came to the Battle Mountain area, the Peaceful Newe were free to camp all over their ancestral lands and gather food, according to the different seasons.
www.shopbattlemountain.com   (1734 words)

  
 Battle of Allegheny Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The top of the mountain is a wind-swept pasture of good grazing land and the pike lies for some miles through this level tableland before it descends on the eastern side.
As the battle was scheduled to begin before daylight, the dead were not buried but were laid on the upper side of the road and covered with blankets.
The soldiers who rode in these mountains believed that they were able by a sixth sense to feel the presence of bushwhackers, just as it was the belief that in Indian times, that the settlers had premonition of the coming of the Indians into a community.
www.wvculture.org /history/civilwar/alleghenymountain01.html   (3035 words)

  
 Battle of White Mountain: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
In the Battle of White Mountain, 1620 November 8, an army 15,000 Bohemians and mercenaries under Christian of Anhalt[?] were routed by 20,000 men of the combined armies of the Holy Roman Empire and of the Catholic League[?] under Tilly, at Czech Bílá Hora, near Prague.
The battle marked the end of Bohemian period[?] of the Thirty Years' War.
The Czech commander, Christian Anhalt, assembled his troops, and deployed his troops on the slopes of a hill (Bílá Hora in Czech, Weissenberg in German, both meaning White Mountain) blocking the road to Prague.
www.encyclopedian.com /ba/Battle-of-White-Mountain.html   (361 words)

  
 Military History Online
Mainly because it was a battle between the Republic of Korea (ROK) Army and the CCF (Chinese Communist Forces).
In the annals of US Army military history, this is where the Battle of White Horse falls in, as a footnote to US Army actions surrounding Hill 281 (Arrowhead Ridge) and the Alligator Jaws, which were to the left of White Horse, and to Hill 391 (Jackson Heights), which was to the right.
While the ROK infantry was battling it out, sometimes in hand-to hand fighting on the hill, the gun crews would be at their posts, firing their howitzers as enemy artillery shells rained down on their positions.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /korea/articles/whitehorse.aspx   (4642 words)

  
 Anderson’s gem lifts Battle Mountain (printable version)
Battle Mountain scored just three runs, but that was all Tim Anderson needed.
BATTLE MOUNTAIN 9, WHITE PINE 6: The Longhorns came back from an early 3-0 deficit to send the Bobcats into the losers’ bracket.
WHITE PINE 5, WHITTELL 2: The Bobcats knocked off the Warriors in the first round behind a strong pitching performance from Marly Chachas.
www.rgj.com /news/printstory.php?id=71320   (529 words)

  
 World History 1600- 1625 AD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Japanese General Ieysasu is victorious in the Battle of Sekigahara against the other regents of the son of late Japanese leader Oyotomi Hideyoshi.
At the battle of Khotin the Ottoman troops, led by Osman II, were defeated by Polish troops of Sigismund III.
The battle took place on the Dneister River which was on the border between Poland and the Ottoman vassal state of Moldovia.
www.multied.com /dates/1600ad.html   (900 words)

  
 ROK Army and Marines rock-solid in Vietnam War
The ROKA 9th "White Horse" Division's deployment to the RVN was approved by the Korean National Assembly in March 1966 and the Commander-in-chief, UN Command in Korea, an American Army general, agreed.
The ROKA 9th Division was hastily created in late 1950 during the Korean War and operated in the mountainous terrain of Sorak and Odae in the northeast, not far from the 38th parallel.
This was a natural because the 48th shared the White Horse headquarters compound at Ninh Hoa, and, of course, the 48th had been providing much support to the White Horse division, as well as to the Tigers.
www.talkingproud.us /International061406WhiteHorse.html   (3871 words)

  
 Battle of Kings Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The plateau of the mountain is in Cleveland County, NC The battlefield and park are in York County, SC By Peggy Beach
At the Battle of Brandywine (September 11, 1777), Ferguson was wounded in the arm and his rifle corps was later disbanded.
Historians agree that the battle of Kings Mountain was the beginning of the end of British rule in its former colonies.
www.co.cleveland.nc.us /battle_of_kings_mountain.htm   (3390 words)

  
 What Battle? What Mountain
Meanwhile, back at the Battle Mountain siding, a hotel had been built, and a stage line was providing regular service to the Battle Mountain mining camp, four miles to the south.
So how does all of this relate to the "Battle of Battle Mountain?" Simply that there is not one shred of evidence of any attack on a band of 23 emigrants under the command of Capt. Pierson, and containing a Mr.
And there is one more problem with Tannenhill’s story: the Battle Mountain Mining District and the mountains and hills contained therein are all on the south side of the Humboldt River, while the main trail to California then in use was on the north side.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/trailofthe49ers/localhistory.htm   (2197 words)

  
 The Battle of King's Mountain
The Revolutionaries surrounded the Tories on the top of the mountain and a classic battle between the bayonet and the rifle ensued.
The battle exactly reflected the savagery of the war in the Southern Colonies.
King’s Mountain would be a much more apt candidate for the title of “massacre” than Paoli.
www.britishbattles.com /kings-mountain.htm   (596 words)

  
 Czech Republic - Consequences of Czech Defeat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Czech defeat at the Battle of White Mountain was followed by measures that effectively secured Hapsburg authority and the dominance of the Roman Catholic Church.
An estimated five-sixths of the Czech nobility went into exile soon after the Battle of White Mountain, and their properties were confiscated.
In the aftermath of the defeat at White Mountain, the Czechs lost their native noble class, their reformed religion, and a vibrant Czech Protestant culture.
countrystudies.us /czech-republic/11.htm   (542 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Battle of Blair Mountain: The Story of America's Largest Labor Uprising: Books: Robert Shogan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The tragic outcome of the battle between a group of mountain people and the full power of the emerging superstate—with WWI hero (and later state senator) Billy Mitchell's biplanes ready, 15 years before Guernica, to bomb civilians—is inevitable, but it is Shogan's triumph here to make the reader feel it anew.
The Stone Mountain Coal Company did everything it could to prevent unionization; it reminded the miners that they not only owed their jobs to the company but also the very houses in which their families lived, and that anyone who joined a union would lose it all.
The Battle for Blair Mountain was sparked after company police came to Matewan to throw families out of their homes.
www.amazon.com /Battle-Blair-Mountain-Americas-Uprising/dp/0813340969   (3144 words)

  
 The Battle of White Mountain - 11-06-2003 - Radio Prague
In today's edition of Czechs in History Radio Prague looks at the historical significance and fallout of the Battle of White Mountain, one of the most famous events in Czech history every student here at one time has learned by heart.
In a sense, the battle was an overture.
On the night of November 7th part of the Estates army, led by Thurn, however were able to pass their enemies, and take up an advantageous position at White Mountain, known in Czech as Bila Hora.
www.radio.cz /en/article/41652   (1483 words)

  
 Battle of Lookout Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Grant realized that once the battle started, Hooker's previous mission of protecting the vital line of communication down Lookout Valley had no further importance.
The Confederates were holding Lookout Mountain to guard against an enemy approach from Trenton.
Walthall's brigade (Cheatham) blocked the narrow passage around the northern face of the mountain, and Moore's brigade of the same division was posted up the slope from it.
www.civilwarhome.com /lookoutmountain.htm   (382 words)

  
 Battle of White Plains - American Revolution
Winner: The Americans were driven back but were enabled to draw off from the White Plain position and march into New Jersey while the British returned to Manhattan.
The British landing on 12th October 1776 was held by Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts troops, forcing the British to re-embark on their boats and land further up river at Pell’s Point.
Meanwhile Washington withdrew his main army north to positions at White Plains on the east bank of the Bronx River, north of Yonkers.
www.britishbattles.com /white-plains.htm   (682 words)

  
 South Mountain State Park
South Mountain, a ridge composed largely of resistant quartzite, posed a formidable obstacle to the early settlers until 1755 when General Edward Braddock and a young surveyor, George Washington, constructed a road over one of its passes.
On September 14, 1862, the three most southern wind gaps of South Mountain were the sites of a successful delaying action fought by Confederate forces under General Robert E. Lee during their first invasion on the North.
The AT is marked with white painted blazes with side trails to shelters marked with blue blazes.
www.dnr.state.md.us /publiclands/western/southmountain.html   (543 words)

  
 Face of the Enemy
In this novel, the author presents both sides of the battle line, a seldom-used technique in telling a war story.
The first rays of the morning sun began to peek through the saddles of the mountains to the east, illuminating the top of the ridge.
Cho and his patrol had approached the enemy position from the right, walking along in a crouch, assuming as low a profile as possible in an attempt to keep out of viewing range of the OP bunker.
www.authorhouse.com /BookStore/ItemDetail~bookid~11773.aspx   (711 words)

  
 White Mountain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
or White Hill, Czech Bílá Hora, hill near Prague, Czech Republic.
There, in Nov., 1620, the Czech Protestants under Christian of Anhalt were routed by the combined armies of the empire and of the Catholic League, under Tilly.
The battle ended the independence of Bohemia for 300 years and was the first engagement of the Thirty Years War.
www.bartleby.com /65/wh/WhiteMt.html   (112 words)

  
 HISTORY OF THE CHURCH
Some texts of that time refer to a similar victory in the battle of Lepanta in 1571, in which the Catholic army destroied the Turkish flotila.
It was brought to Rome together with the captured flags from the battle of the White mountain.
The political conditions of that time allowed a Protestant service to be held in the church of the Holy Trinity, even after the battle of the White Mountain.
www.karmel.at /prag-jesu/english/eng/historen.htm   (804 words)

  
 Battle of Kings Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
We will never know which stories are the truth, but he died at Kings Mountain one way or the other.
Historians agree that the battle of Kings Mountain was the turning point in the American Revolution.
In less than one hour of battle, the Patriots not only captured the day but also punched holes in the British strategy for keeping America under its control.
www.fort-mill.k12.sc.us /rves/battle_of_kings_mountain.htm   (371 words)

  
 Battle Mountain News
Local news for Battle Mountain, NV continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
Battle Mountain Senior Kim Gillie wants to go to UCLA, but she realizes this may not happen.
The latest plans for a private ski resort on Battle Mountain could destroy habitat for lynx, critics said.
www.topix.net /city/battle-mountain-nv   (671 words)

  
 About Cossacks
Battle of the White Mountain/Battle of Breitenfeld/Battle of Luetzen
After Wallenstein's murder in 1634, King Ferdinand's army under the command of General Hallas successfully captured Donauwoerth and besieged the city of Noerdlingen.
However, while the Swedish army was passing through a narrow gorge and a forest, the Imperial forces succeeded in capturing one of the positions that the Swedes had been counting on occupying: the Albuch mountain.
www.angelfire.com /tv2/siambear50/History_battle_of_nordlingen.htm   (199 words)

  
 Battle of White Mountain
Johan Tserciaes, Count of Tilly, led the Catholic League in the Battle of White Mountain.
The battle which was fought near Prague resulted in a defeat for the Bohemians.
Their new king was forced to flee to the Netherlands.
www.multied.com /WH1400-1900/Europe/Europe/BattleofWhiteMt.html   (39 words)

  
 Thirty Years War Quad (2nd Ed.)
This is an update of the SPI 1st edition back in 1976, with White Mountain as a substitute of Freiburg.
It was a smashing victory for the Swedes--but Gustavus did not survive the battle.
White Mountain The decisive battle of the Bohemian Phase of the Thirty Years War in which the Catholic League Army, under the command of Maximilian of Bavarian and Count Tilly, defeated the Bohemians outside the city of Prague on November 9, 1620.
www.boardgamegeek.com /game/10272   (260 words)

  
 Prague/West - Wikitravel
The West of Prague is to the west of the Castle district and is made up of three numbered districts: Praha 5, Praha 6 and Praha 13.
Star-shaped and white, rising out of its meadow like a porcelain figurine, this small summer palace is located near one of the most infamous sites in Czech history.
Bila Hora, or "White Mountain" is where the eponymous Battle of White Mountain took place between Habsburg forces and the Czech nobility on 8 November 1620, as part of the Thirty Years War.
wikitravel.org /en/Prague/West   (592 words)

  
 The Thirty Years War: The Battle of White Mountain and the End of the Bohemian Rebellion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
He had supplied Mansfeldt’s army and had secretly served as its paymaster until his role was discovered after the battle of Záblati.
At the news that Hungary was lost, the Emperor fled Vienna to the greater safety of Gratz.
After the battle of Záblati, Bucquoy and the Imperial armies had been advancing inexorably into Bohemia.
www.pipeline.com /~cwa/White_Mountain_Phase.htm   (2528 words)

  
 The 30 Years' War: Military Campaigns
In 1620, in an attempt to wrest control from the nobles, imperial armies and the Catholic League under General Johann von Tilly defeated the Protestant Bohemians at the Battle of White Mountain near Prague.
The Protestant princes, alarmed by the strength of the Catholic League and the possibility of Roman Catholic supremacy in Europe, decided to renew their struggle against Emperor Matthias.
After the triumph of the Spanish army over Swedish forces at the Battle of Noerdlingen in 1634, a truce was arranged between the emperor and some of the German princes under the Treaty of Prague.
www.germanculture.com.ua /library/history/bl_military_campaigns.htm   (425 words)

  
 The Fulkersons in The Battle of King's Mountain - B&W by Stewart Dunaway (Book) in History
This Revolutionary Battle was an important battle for Independence, October 1780.
Take a tour of this battle site through the pictures of today, with some overview of the battle itself.
The companion book - The Fulkerson's in The Battle of King's Mountain - will provide the details of the era as well as more information about the battle and its results.
www.lulu.com /content/391298   (273 words)

  
 Battles of the American Revolution
To the American's advantage, they were fighting on their own land and were experienced wilderness fighters from their battles with the native indians.
There were many battles throughout the northern and the southern colonies.
The war brought the colonies together with a single purpose, to defend their land and their freedoms.
www.kidport.com /RefLib/UsaHistory/AmericanRevolution/Battles.htm   (165 words)

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