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1828 – Born on November 14th in Sandusky county, Ohio. Union general of the American Civil War about whose death General Ulysses S. Grant is reported to have said, “The country has lost one of its best soldiers, and I have lost my best friend”. 1861 – McPherson was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers ..

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1598 – Born in Knole, Kent, England. He was a leading Parliamentary commander in southern England during the first three years of the Civil War. 1618 – Waller fought for Bohemia in the early campaigns of the Thirty Years’ War. 1622 – He was knighted. 1640 – Elected to the Long Parliament, he became a ..

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1859 – Born on the 8th of January, in Lake Ainslie, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.   1919 – Became the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada after the death of the former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier.   1921-1923 – Appointed as the Solicitor General of Canada.   1927 – He died ..

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1943 – He was born on the 17th day of September this year. 1965 – He graduated from Villanova University with a degree in economics and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. 1967 – He was assigned as an infantry battalion advisor to the Vietnamese Marine Corps. Following the Vietnam ..

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1926 – He was born in Jerusalem. 1942 – At an early age of 16 he joined the Palmach and served the Israeli Military Forces. 1948 – He became the platoon leader in the lost battle of Malkiyah. 1973 –   He retired only to rejoin the army of the Yom Kippur War, and then served ..

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  1806 – He was born on the 16th day of July this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   1831 – After a several years of study at the United States Military Academy, he entered the Marine Corps as a Second Lieutenant. 1836 – He attains the rank of First Lieutenant.   1845 – He sailed ..

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431 B.C – He was born this year around Athens, Greece. He is the son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, was a soldier, mercenary and an admirer of Socrates and is known for his writings on the history of his own times, the sayings of Socrates, and the life of Greece. He ..

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1860 – Born in Winchester, New Hampshire on October 9th. He served as the Chief of Staff of the United Staes Army and the Governor General of the Philippines. 1886 – He was medically trained and was awarded the Medal of Honor during the Indian Wars while serving as an Assistant Surgeon in the Apache ..

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