Johnston’s Surrender

In color image of  statue of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston with confederate flag in background

In early April 1865, Union General William T. Sherman was relentlessly pursuing Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston through North Carolina. When news of Lee’s surrender to Grant reached Johnston on April 14th, he sent a message to Sherman asking for a meeting to discuss terms of his army’s surrender.

Know Your Enemy: The Viet Cong

A black and white image of a Vietnamese soldier
A Viet Cong is a man, woman, or child--a tough fighter, with words or weapons, for what he is taught to call the 'liberation' of South Vietnam--the Republic of Vietnam

Lee’s Surrender

A painting depicting the Surrender at Appomattox

With the Battle of Petersburg lost, Confederate General Robert E. Lee abandoned Richmond on April 2nd, 1865, and began a slow retreat westward under continuous pressure from Union General Ulysses S. Grant. The last major engagement between the Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac took place at Sayler’s Creek on April 6th. Following this action, Grant sent a letter to Lee seeking to end further bloodshed by requesting the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia.

Mechanized and Armor Combat Operations in Vietnam

A black and white image of soldiers moving across terrain with water while there is a fog behind them
This report summarizes the operations and training aspects of the evaluation of U.S. Army Mechanized and Armor Combat Operations in Vietnam (MACOV) conducted during the period 6 January to 28 Larch 1967.

Oracle of Delphi

In color image of the Ancient Theater of Delphi
The world famous Oracle of Delphi played an influential role in ancient history.