Shows empty rural area, with a column of troops moving over a bridge.

Battlefield of Antietam

Shows empty rural area, with a column of troops moving over a bridge.

"In the Brave Days of Old." —Bulfinch, 1897

Roman battle

"In the Brave Days of Old." —Bulfinch, 1897

"Argent, a caltrop proper. CALTROP. An iron instrument made to annoy an enemy's cavalry. They were formed of iron, being four spikes conjoined in such a manner that one was always upwards. It is found in many ancient coats of arms." -Hall, 1862

Caltrop

"Argent, a caltrop proper. CALTROP. An iron instrument made to annoy an enemy's cavalry. They were formed…

The cavalry shot immediately in advance.

Cavalry

The cavalry shot immediately in advance.

A military leader followed by his cavalry.

Cavalry

A military leader followed by his cavalry.

"Heavy obstacles employed in Manchuria by the Russians." — Moss, 1914

Cavalry barrier

"Heavy obstacles employed in Manchuria by the Russians." — Moss, 1914

"A formidable obstacle against cavalry consists of railroad ties planted at intervals of 10 feet with tops four and a half feet above the ground, and connected by a line of rails spiked securely to each." — Moss, 1914

Cavalry obstacle

"A formidable obstacle against cavalry consists of railroad ties planted at intervals of 10 feet with…

The bombardment of Fort Wagner, infantry in trenches.

Bombardment of Fort Wagner

The bombardment of Fort Wagner, infantry in trenches.

Depiction of the battle of Gettysburg.

Battle of Gettysburg

Depiction of the battle of Gettysburg.

"The hand-gun was used by both infantry and cavalry; it consisted of a simple iron or brass tube with touch-hole at the top, fixed on a straight stock of wood; when used on foot, the soldier held it firmly by passing the stock under the arm; when used on horseback he stock was shortened to butt against the breast, the barrel resting on a fork secured to the saddle bow." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Hand-Gun

"The hand-gun was used by both infantry and cavalry; it consisted of a simple iron or brass tube with…

General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick.

Hugh Judson Kilpatrick

General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick.

"The Knight, Death, and the Devil." —D'Anvers, 1895

Knight

"The Knight, Death, and the Devil." —D'Anvers, 1895

Confederate and Union forces clash at Lookout Mountain.

Battle of Lookout Mountain

Confederate and Union forces clash at Lookout Mountain.

Wesley Merritt (June 16, 1836 – December 3, 1910) was a general in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War. He is noted for distinguished service in the cavalry.

Wesley Merritt

Wesley Merritt (June 16, 1836 – December 3, 1910) was a general in the United States Army during…

John Hunt Morgan (June 1, 1825 – September 4, 1864) was a Confederate general and cavalry officer in the American Civil War.

John Hunt Morgan

John Hunt Morgan (June 1, 1825 – September 4, 1864) was a Confederate general and cavalry officer…

Battle at Nashville between Union and Confederate forces.

Siege of Nashville

Battle at Nashville between Union and Confederate forces.

Bass-reliefs from the frieze of the Parthenon.

Parthenon Frieze

Bass-reliefs from the frieze of the Parthenon.

Fighting between Union and Confederate forces.

Battle of Pittsburg Landing

Fighting between Union and Confederate forces.

"Officers and noncomissioned officers armed with the saber, when mounted, return saber without using the left hand; the scabbard is hooked up on dismounting." — Moss, 1914

Saber return

"Officers and noncomissioned officers armed with the saber, when mounted, return saber without using…

"On foot the scabbard is carried hooked up." — Moss, 1914

Sheathed saber

"On foot the scabbard is carried hooked up." — Moss, 1914

Union forces crossing a river.

Sherman's March to the Sea

Union forces crossing a river.

Soldier of Bornou.

Soldier

Soldier of Bornou.

A group of Roman soldiers heading into battle.

Roman Soldiers

A group of Roman soldiers heading into battle.

George Edwin Waring was born in Poundridge, NY, July 4, 1833. He was agricultural engineer of Central Park, New York City in 1857. He was the drainage engineer of the park until the Civil War broke out, when he entered the Union army as major of the 39th New York Volunteers, and later served as colonel of the 4th Missouri Cavalry, till its close. After the epidemic of yellow fever in Memphis in 1878, he changed the sewerage system of the city on an original plan, which was adopted in many cities of the United States.

George Edwin Waring

George Edwin Waring was born in Poundridge, NY, July 4, 1833. He was agricultural engineer of Central…

A wilderness battle during the Civil War.

Wilderness Battle

A wilderness battle during the Civil War.

The Monument marks the grave site of the bones of victims of the Wyoming Massacre, which took place on July 3, 1778. Local residents banded together to defend the area against an invasion of British Tories as well as pro-Tory Native Americans. The battle ended in defeat for the colonial fighters and considerable brutality followed the actual Battle. In 1833, the bones were reinterred in a vault under the present Monument. The monument is located in the borough of Wyoming, Pennsylvania.

The Wyoming Monument

The Monument marks the grave site of the bones of victims of the Wyoming Massacre, which took place…

The Battle of Wyoming was an encounter during the American Revolutionary War between American Patriots and Loyalists accompanied by Iroquois raiders that took place in Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania, on July 3, 1778. More than three hundred Patriots were killed in a battle followed by a massacre, in which the Iroquois raiders hunted and killed fleeing Patriots before torturing to death thirty to forty who had surrendered.

Wyoming Valley Massacre

The Battle of Wyoming was an encounter during the American Revolutionary War between American Patriots…