May 9, 2013The Gettysburg Campaign, June - July 1863 ... »
After the Confederates' victory at Chancellorsville in May 1863, General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. Hooker, once again confronted each other across the Rappahannock River near Fredericksburg, Virginia ...
April 25, 2013Army Artist: Olin Dows ... »
Just a month after his arrival in England, funding for the war art program was cancelled. He and the other artists were instead given photography missions, but continued painting on their own iniative ...
April 2, 2013The 151st Anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh ... »
On April 6, 1862 the Confederate Army of the Mississippi led by General Albert Sidney Johnston launched a surprise attack on the encampment of the Union Army of the Tennessee commanded by Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ...
March 28, 2013Arming the Revolution ... »
Between 1776 and 1782, the Rappahannock Forge in Stafford, Virginia, manufactured pistols, muskets, and amusettes ...
March 21, 2013Army History Magazine: Spring 2013 Edition ... »
The issue's featured articles include "The Doughboys Make Good: American Victories at St. Mihiel and Blanc Mont Ridge, by Mark E. Grotelueschen and "The Indomitable Dr. Augusta: The First Black Physician in the U.S. Army", by Gerald S. Henig.
March 20, 2013The Chancellorsville Campaign, January - May 1863 ... »
The battle of Chancellorsville, fought in the spring of 1863 in Virginia's Piedmont region, pitted a powerful Union Army under its newly appointed commander, Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker, against a significantly smaller but well-led Confederate force under General Robert E. Lee.
March 19, 2013Hands on History Lesson Hosted by Ft. Sill ... »
Fort Sill hosted an "Army Through Time" historical timeline event representing over 10 conflicts in American History. This was done with the support of the staffs of three Army Museums and over 50 living history volunteers from all over Oklahoma, with some coming from as far away as Arkansas.
March, 2013Women in the U.S. Army, 2013 ... »
During National Women's History Month CMH remembers and explores the expanding role of women in the U.S. military services.
Women have served in the United States Army since 1775. Currently, women serve in 95 percent of all Army occupations and make up about 15.7 percent of the Active Army.
January 30, 2013CMH Remembers: 1968 Vietnam Tet Offensive ... »
January 30 marks the 45th anniversary of the 1968 Tet Offensive. Marking a turning point of the Vietnam War, it set the United States on a path of disengagement from the war that ultimately led to the fall of Saigon some seven years later.
January 9, 2013The Bugler's Statue: Capturing a Moment ... »
CMH has provided curatorial and exhibit design services for Arlington National Cemetery's new Welcome Center.
Installed in the former Visitor Center, the new exhibits draw inspiration from Arlington's three major themes - Honor, Remember, Explore.
2012 CMH Features
December 20, 2012Just Released: Deepening Involvement, 1945 - 1965 ... » The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Vietnam War - To many Americans, the war in Vietnam was, and remains, a divisive conflict. Now almost fifty years after the beginning of major U.S. combat operations in Vietnam, the war has faded from much of America's consciousness. Over half of the U.S. population was born after the war and has no direct memory of the conflict, yet this does not lessen its importance.
September 29, 2012Army History Magazine, Fall 2012 ... » The "Army History Magazine" is published by the U.S. Army Center of Military History. The Fall 2012 issue has been released. This issue and all and past issues are available for download.