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Battle Of Cynthiana
... The battle ultimately resulted in a victory by Union forces over the raiders and ended Morgan's Last Kentucky Raid in defeat ... The town was defended by a small Union force under Col ... the town, and launched an attack at the covered bridge, driving Garis' forces back towards the depot and north along the railroad ...
Nuclear Weapon - Governance, Control, and Law
... in most countries the use of nuclear force can only be authorized by the head of government or head of state ... the late 1940s, lack of mutual trust was preventing the United States and the Soviet Union from making ground towards international arms control agreements, but by the 1960s steps were being taken ... The Treaty requires the ratification by 44 specific states before it can go into force as of 2012, the ratification of eight of these states is still required ...
Army Of New Mexico - History
1862, when it moved north against the Union garrison at Fort Craig ... The Union commander, Colonel E.R.S ... into a stalemate, which continued until late afternoon when the Union left counterattacked following a Confederate attack ...
Battle Of Big Bethel - Battle - Union Attacks At Big Bethel
... They returned to the main body of the Union force and, after observation and talking to a black man and a local woman as well, told the officers in command that the ... If the Union forces had not done enough already to give up their plan and position, Kilpatrick gave notice of the arrival of the Union force at Big Bethel by shooting at Confederate scouts and pickets ... As the Union force came up to the field, they could not see the Confederates behind their fortifications but the Confederates also did not have a ...
Battle Of Big Bethel - Battle - Deaths of Winthrop, Wyatt, Greble; End of Battle
... The 5th New York Infantry was replaced for one last assault on the Union right by Major Theodore Winthrop, who was also an officer of the 7th New York Infantry but was serving ... the night march and increasingly hot day, Winthrop and his force also attempted to turn the Confederate left flank (from the Union right) ... Unlike the earlier unsuccessful Union attempts to cross the creek, Winthrop and his men crossed the creek uncontested because they tied their white cloths around their ...

Famous quotes containing the words force and/or union:

    As nature requires whirlwinds and cyclones to release its excessive force in a violent revolt against its own existence, so the spirit requires a demonic human being from time to time whose excessive strength rebels against the community of thought and the monotony of morality ... only by looking at those beyond its limits does humanity come to know its own utmost limits.
    Stefan Zweig (18811942)

    The sacred obligation to the Union soldiers must not—will not be forgotten nor neglected.... But those who fought against the Nation cannot and do not look to it for relief.... Confederate soldiers and their descendants are to share with us and our descendants the destiny of America. Whatever, therefore, we their fellow citizens can do to remove burdens from their shoulders and to brighten their lives is surely in the pathway of humanity and patriotism.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)