General History

California Battalion

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The ''California Battalion'' was a Volunteer Militia Formation, raised in Alta California to fight in The Mexican-American War (1846-1848). Commanded by Regular US Army O …

Tessera

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''Tessera'' is the name given to the small and individual pieces of Medium used in the construction of the previously discussed Mosaic Art Form. As we have seen, many hun …

US Asiatic Squadron

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The US ''Asiatic Squadron'' was a Military Formation of The United States Navy, created in 1868 to replace the retired ''East Asia Squadron''. These Warships and Merchant …

US Colt ''New Service'' .45 Caliber Revolver

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One of the few ''Large Frame'', .45 Caliber Revolvers produced for use with The US Military, The Colt ''New Service'' Revolver was first fielded in 1898 and would remain …

Asiento

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While the process of ''Asiento'' can be traced back to 14th Century AD Italy, it became more than it's intended means by The 17th Century, in Spain. Originally, ''Asiento …

British 105th Regiment of Foot

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Great Britain's 105th Regiment of Foot was an Irish Volunteer Military Formation raised in 1778. Numbering 1,000 – these Soldiers who were Irish Immigrants who supp …

US S&W Combat 15 .38 Caliber Revolver

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First introduced in 1949 by The Smith and Wesson Firearms Company, The Combat 15 was a .38 Caliber Handgun (also known as The K-38) with a long Service History (ending in …

Golden Hat

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Associated with The Bronze Age (3,200 BC to around 6ht Century BC) – ''Golden Hats'' are a rare form of possibly early Royalty – in relation to their Coronati …

Triple Entente

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The ''Triple Entente'' was a Political alliance formed between The Countries of Great Britain, France and Russia. While in part a Treaty, unlike most that touted ''mutual …

British ''Fencible'' Regiment

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Associated with the related word ''Defencible'', Fencible Regiments were ''temporary'' Infantry Units, drawn from local sources and commanded by a Regular serving British …