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Important Battles
General Robert E. Lee's first invasion of the North culminated with the Battle of Antietam, in Maryland (or Sharpsburg, as the South called it). The battle took place on Wednesday, September 17, 1862.
Not only was this the first major Civil War engagement on Northern soil, it was also the bloodest single day battle in American history.
There are ninety-four monuments at Antietam the majority of which are Union: regimental monuments, state monuments and monuments to individuals.
Today many recreational opportunities are available at Antietam National Battlefield as bicycling, horseback riding, camping, bird-watching and fishing.

National Battlefield

Sharpsburg, Maryland - USA

This museum and park contains a great richness of artifacts and explanations to bring life to the Battle of Brandywine, fought on September 11, 1777, between the Continental Army led by General George Washington and the British forces headed by General George Howe. This museum bring to life also the times in which it was fought, and the people of the region.

Brandywine Battlefield

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania - USA

A non profit organization dedicated to the study of the Battle of Little Big Horn and the general Caster who was defeated there. It includes reference material and homes an extensive collection of Custer Battlefield, period artifacts, the tomb of the unknown soldier, D. F. Barry photography collection, western frontier and indian wars and historic photographs.

Custer Battlefield Museum

Garryowen, Montana - USA

In July of 1863, General Robert E. Lee's Army Of Northern Virginia of 75,000 men and the 97,000 man Union Army Of The Potomac under General George G. Meade met, by chance. Although the Battle of Gettysburg did not end the war, nor did it attain any major war aim for the North or the South, it remains the great battle of the war and in which more men died than in any other battle.
Today at the Gettysburg National Military Park, there are over 1,000 monuments and cannon along over 40 miles of scenic roads, a battlefield shrine to the Union and Confederate soldiers who fought here.

Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg, Pensilvania - USA

The museum is the oldest established and largest collection of Battle of Britain artefacts on show in the country.
It is privately run by enthusiasts and volunteers and is administered as a charitable trust. It receives NO grants or funding from the local council, the government, the RAF or the National Lottery.
Visitors to Monocacy National Battlefield are invited to take part in a variety of recreational activities as interpretive programs, enjoy exhibits that include an electric map orientation program, interactive computer program, artifacts and interpretive displays of the battle. The 1,300 acres of open meadow (former battlefields) make possible to hike, bike, drive the auto tour, bird watch, and cross-country ski.

Monocacy National Battlefield

Frederick, Maryland - USA

Museum-panorama “Borodino battle” is a unique museum of Russia whose exposition tells in detail about pre-history of the War of 1812, its course, and about the campaign of 1813-1814 too, particularly it's devoted to the Borodino battle, one of the important events of the war. There are many interesting exhibits in the museum's halls. The panorama of the Battle of Borodino is the museum's main exhibit, the viewing of it is accompanied by special sound effects, reproducing the battle shooting of the beginning of the nineteenth century.
Museum Borodino Battle

Moscow - Russia

This site is dedicated to the airmen of all nations who fought over the Czech Republic in one of hardest battles of the war.
The Museum was opened on 13th September 1997 by American and German veterans of the battle.
Exhibits include artifacts from crashed aircraft, photographs, documents, uniforms and dioramas.
The Museum comprises three rooms where visitors can find more than 500 exhibits on the WWII aviation history of the area, also as airmen equipment and memorabilias.
The Old Barracks Museum in Trenton, originally built in 1758 to house troops during the French and Indian War, is best remembered for its role in the 1776 and 1777 Battles of Trenton during the Revolutionary War. The mission of the Old Barracks Association is to preserve the Old Barracks building for future generations, to conserve the historical collections it houses, and to design programs and educate the public about early American culture, the history of Colonial and Revolutionary New Jersey and the history of the Old Barracks.

Old Barracks Museum

Trenton, New Jersey - USA

The Carter House, built in 1830 by Fountain Branch Carter, witnessed one of the bloodiest battles during the Civil War on November 30, 1864: the Battle of Franklin.
This Registered Historic Landmark is now open to the public and serves as a memorial to the Carter Family as well as the countless heroes in the Battle of Franklin. The modest brick home was the Federal Command Post while the family took refuge in the basement. Today visitors can see the evidence of over 1,000 bullet holes remaining on site, including the most battle-damaged building from the Civil War.

The Carter House

Franklin, Tennessee - USA

It's a multi-million dollar project planned for construction in Tuscola will be among the first museums of national scope devoted entirely to the subject of one particular war. A long overdue tribute, the museum will be the only national repository in which to house three-dimensional artifacts such as books and manuscripts, maps and photographs, and military and civilian documents associated with the Korean War.
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