Capture of the British Major Andre, which revealed Benedict Arnold as a traitor.

Capture of Andre

Capture of the British Major Andre, which revealed Benedict Arnold as a traitor.

James Barron (1769 – 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy.

James Barron

James Barron (1769 – 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy.

William Barton (1748–1831) was an officer in the Continental Army during the American War of Independence who retired with the rank of colonel.

William Barton

William Barton (1748–1831) was an officer in the Continental Army during the American War of Independence…

Rear Admiral Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, 1st Baronet (9 September 1776 – 2 January 1841) was a distinguished officer in the British Royal Navy.

Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke

Rear Admiral Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, 1st Baronet (9 September 1776 – 2 January 1841) was…

The monument for General Jacob Brown, who fought in the War of 1812.

General Brown's Monument

The monument for General Jacob Brown, who fought in the War of 1812.

Isaac Chauncey (20 February 1779 - 27 January 1840) was an officer in the United States Navy. Pictured is Chauncey's monument.

Chauncey's Monument

Isaac Chauncey (20 February 1779 - 27 January 1840) was an officer in the United States Navy. Pictured…

Isaac Chauncey (20 February 1779 - 27 January 1840) was an officer in the United States Navy.

Isaac Chauncey

Isaac Chauncey (20 February 1779 - 27 January 1840) was an officer in the United States Navy.

Jefferson Columbus Davis (March 2, 1828 – November 30, 1879) was an officer in the United States Army who served in the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, and the Modoc War.

Jefferson C. Davis

Jefferson Columbus Davis (March 2, 1828 – November 30, 1879) was an officer in the United States…

Jesse Duncan Elliot (July 14, 1782 – December 10, 1845) was a United States naval officer and commander of American naval forces in Lake Erie during the War of 1812, especially noted for his controversial actions during the Battle of Lake Erie.

Jesse Duncan Elliott

Jesse Duncan Elliot (July 14, 1782 – December 10, 1845) was a United States naval officer and…

Charles Vernon Gridley (24 November 1844 - 25 May 1898) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War.

Charles Vernon Gridley

Charles Vernon Gridley (24 November 1844 - 25 May 1898) was an officer in the United States Navy during…

Joseph Eggleston Johnston (February 3, 1807 – March 21, 1891) was a career U.S. Army officer, serving with distinction in the Mexican-American War and Seminole Wars, and was also one of the most senior general officers in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

Joseph Eggleston Johnston

Joseph Eggleston Johnston (February 3, 1807 – March 21, 1891) was a career U.S. Army officer,…

Commodore Jacob Jones (March 1768 - August 3, 1850) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812 and the Barbary Wars.

Jacob Jones

Commodore Jacob Jones (March 1768 - August 3, 1850) was an officer in the United States Navy during…

Philip Kearny, Jr., (June 2, 1815 – September 1, 1862) was a United States Army officer, notably in the Mexican-American War and American Civil War. He was killed in action in the 1862 Battle of Chantilly.

Kearny, Philip

Philip Kearny, Jr., (June 2, 1815 – September 1, 1862) was a United States Army officer, notably…

James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 &ndash; June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer. During the War of 1812, he commanded the USS <em>Chesapeake</em>.

James Lawrence

James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 – June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer. During the War…

Henry Ware Lawton (17 March 1843&ndash;1899) was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Civil War, Apache War, Spanish-American War and was the only U.S. general officer to be killed during the Philippine-American War.

Henry Ware Lawton

Henry Ware Lawton (17 March 1843–1899) was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with…

Benjamin Lincoln (January 24, 1733-May 9, 1810) was an American army officer. He served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

Benjamin Lincoln

Benjamin Lincoln (January 24, 1733-May 9, 1810) was an American army officer. He served as a major general…

Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur, Jr. (June 2, 1845&ndash;September 5, 1912), was a United States Army General.

Arthur MacArthur

Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur, Jr. (June 2, 1845–September 5, 1912), was a United States…

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 &ndash; November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval officer, most notable as commander of American naval forces in Lake Champlain during the War of 1812.

Macdonough's Medal

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 – November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval…

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 &ndash; November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval officer, most notable as commander of American naval forces in Lake Champlain during the War of 1812.

Macdonough's Medal

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 – November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval…

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 &ndash; November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval officer, most notable as commander of American naval forces in Lake Champlain during the War of 1812.

Thomas Macdonough

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 – November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval…

Sir Duncan MacDougall was a Scottish military officer born in 1789.

Sir Duncan MacDougall

Sir Duncan MacDougall was a Scottish military officer born in 1789.

Alfred Thayer Mahan (September 27, 1840&ndash;December 1, 1914) was a United States Navy flag officer, geostrategist, and educator.

Alfred Thayer Mahan

Alfred Thayer Mahan (September 27, 1840–December 1, 1914) was a United States Navy flag officer,…

William Penn McCann was a naval officer born in Paris, KY on May 4, 1830 and died January 15, 1906.

William Penn McCann

William Penn McCann was a naval officer born in Paris, KY on May 4, 1830 and died January 15, 1906.

Irvin McDowell (October 15, 1818 &ndash; May 4, 1885)[1] was a career American army officer, famous for his defeat during the First Battle of Bull Run, the first large-scale battle of the American Civil War.

Irvin McDowell

Irvin McDowell (October 15, 1818 – May 4, 1885)[1] was a career American army officer, famous…

The Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Commodore Jacob Jones. an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812 and the Barbary Wars.

Gold Medal Awarded to Jacob Jones

The Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Commodore Jacob Jones. an officer in the United States Navy…

George Wallace Melville (10 January 1841 &ndash; 17 March 1912) was an engineer of the United States Navy who eventually rose to the rank of rear admiral.

George Wallace Melville

George Wallace Melville (10 January 1841 – 17 March 1912) was an engineer of the United States…

John Berrien Montgomery (1794 &ndash; 25 March 1872) was an officer in the United States Navy who served during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War.

John Berrien Montgomery

John Berrien Montgomery (1794 – 25 March 1872) was an officer in the United States Navy who served…

John Hunt Morgan (June 1, 1825 &ndash; 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…

Commodore Charles Morris, USN (1784 &ndash; 1856) was a U.S. naval administrator and officer whose service extended through the first half of the 19th century.

Charles Morris

Commodore Charles Morris, USN (1784 – 1856) was a U.S. naval administrator and officer whose service…

Commodore Charles Morris, USN (1784 &ndash; 1856) was a U.S. naval administrator and officer whose service extended through the first half of the 19th century.

Charles Morris's Monument

Commodore Charles Morris, USN (1784 – 1856) was a U.S. naval administrator and officer whose service…

A police officer riding a horse.

Police Officer

A police officer riding a horse.

The French officers were not a little surprised to see them get into their carraiges.

Officers

The French officers were not a little surprised to see them get into their carraiges.

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 20, 1785 &ndash; August 23, 1819) was an officer in the United States Navy.

Oliver Hazard Perry

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 20, 1785 – August 23, 1819) was an officer in the United…

David Porter (February 1, 1780 &ndash; March 3, 1843) was an officer in the United States Navy in a rank of commodore and later the commander-in-chief of the Mexican Navy.

David Porter

David Porter (February 1, 1780 – March 3, 1843) was an officer in the United States Navy in a…

The Congressional Gold Medal presented to Edward Preble, and officer in the U.S. Navy.

Medal Presented to Edward Preble

The Congressional Gold Medal presented to Edward Preble, and officer in the U.S. Navy.

The Congressional Gold Medal presented to Edward Preble, and officer in the U.S. Navy.

Medal Presented to Edward Preble (Front)

The Congressional Gold Medal presented to Edward Preble, and officer in the U.S. Navy.

Samuel Chester Reid (24 August 1783 &ndash; 28 January 1861) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812.

Samuel Chester Reid

Samuel Chester Reid (24 August 1783 – 28 January 1861) was an officer in the United States Navy…

In rendering honors with the troops officers execute the first motion of the salute at the command <em>present</em>, the second motion at the command <em>arms</em>; enlisted men with the saber execute the first motion at the command <em>arms</em> and omit the second motion." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Rendering honors

In rendering honors with the troops officers execute the first motion of the salute at the command present,…

John Rodgers was an American naval officer who served in the United States Navy from its organization in the 1790s through the late 1830s. His service included the Quasi-War with France and the War of 1812.

Commodore John Rodgers

John Rodgers was an American naval officer who served in the United States Navy from its organization…

John Rodgers (8 August 1812 &ndash; 5 May 1882) was an admiral in the United States Navy.

Rear Admiral John Rodgers

John Rodgers (8 August 1812 – 5 May 1882) was an admiral in the United States Navy.

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

Saber return

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

"When publishing orderes, calling the roll, etc., the saber is held suspended from the right wrist by the saber knot, when the saber knot is used it is placed on the wrist before drawing saber and taken off after returning saber." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Drawn saber

"When publishing orderes, calling the roll, etc., the saber is held suspended from the right wrist by…

An officer facing forward, with a saber.

Officer with saber

An officer facing forward, with a saber.

"On foot the scabbard is carried hooked up." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Sheathed saber

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

Raphael Semmes (September 27, 1809 &ndash; August 30, 1877) was an officer in the United States Navy from 1826 to 1860 and the Confederate States Navy from 1860 to 1865.

Raphael Semmes

Raphael Semmes (September 27, 1809 – August 30, 1877) was an officer in the United States Navy…

William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835 &ndash; November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of Fair Oaks.

William Rufus Shafter

William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835 – November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during the…

Sir John Coape Sherbrooke (baptised April 29, 1764 &ndash; February 14, 1830) was a British soldier and colonial administrator.

Sir John Coape Sherbrooke

Sir John Coape Sherbrooke (baptised April 29, 1764 – February 14, 1830) was a British soldier…

(1831-1888) Philip Sheridan was a United States Army officer and Union General in the Civil War.

General Philip Henry Sheridan

(1831-1888) Philip Sheridan was a United States Army officer and Union General in the Civil War.

Charles Dwight Sigsbee (January 16, 1845 - July 13, 1923) was an admiral in the United States Navy.

Charles Dwight Sigsbee

Charles Dwight Sigsbee (January 16, 1845 - July 13, 1923) was an admiral in the United States Navy.

Woman who masqueraded as a male soldier presenting a letter to General Washington.

Deborah Simpson Presenting the Letter to General Washington

Woman who masqueraded as a male soldier presenting a letter to General Washington.

An illustration of a soldier charging through an abatis. Abatis, abattis, or abbattis (a French word meaning a heap of material thrown) is a term in field fortification for an obstacle formed of the branches of trees laid in a row, with the sharpened tops directed outwards, towards the enemy.

Soldier

An illustration of a soldier charging through an abatis. Abatis, abattis, or abbattis (a French word…

The armor worn by ancient Roman emperors and generals.

Roman soldier

The armor worn by ancient Roman emperors and generals.

Charles Stewart (28 July 1778 - 6 November 1869) was an officer in the United States Navy. He is pictured here at age 86.

Charles Stewart

Charles Stewart (28 July 1778 - 6 November 1869) was an officer in the United States Navy. He is pictured…

David Wooster (March 2, 1710 &ndash; May 2, 1777) was an American general in the American Revolutionary War. In 1739 Wooster was a lieutenant of the guard-a-costa in the war between England and Spain. He commanded the regiment in Connecticut in 1745. Wooster was appointed colonel in the 3rd Connecticut regiment in 1755. He was later appointed brigadier general and served during the French War during 1756-1763. Wooster was commander of the American troops in Canada. He fell during the Battle of Ridgefield, Connecticut.

David Wooster

David Wooster (March 2, 1710 – May 2, 1777) was an American general in the American Revolutionary…

A British Officer striking a young rebel.

Young Rebel

A British Officer striking a young rebel.