redcoatlady:

The Battle of Stavuchany was a battle between the Russian and Ottoman armies, which took place on August 28th of 1739 during the Russo-Turkish War of 1735-1739.

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The Russian army under the command of Field Marshal Burkhard Christoph von Munnich approached Stavuchany, where the Ottoman army…

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peashooter85:

An engraved Scottish flintlock pistol crafted by Thomas Caddell, early 18th century.

(Source: historical.ha.com)

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John Campbell the 2nd Duke of Argyll and the commander of British forces who opposed the Jacobite army of the Earl of Mar in Scotland in 1715.

John Campbell the 2nd Duke of Argyll and the commander of British forces who opposed the Jacobite army of the Earl of Mar in Scotland in 1715.

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John Erskine the Earl of Mar who arrived in Scotland on August 27, 1715 to gather forces for a Jacobite rebellion (the rising of 1715) on behalf of the pretender James Francis Edward Stuart.

John Erskine the Earl of Mar who arrived in Scotland on August 27, 1715 to gather forces for a Jacobite rebellion (the rising of 1715) on behalf of the pretender James Francis Edward Stuart.

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The Battle of Sheriffmuir, November 13, 1715 (Jacobite Rising of 1715) between the forces of John Erskine the 6th Earl of Mar (Jacobites) and John Campbell the 2nd Earl of Argyll (forces loyal to George I).

The Battle of Sheriffmuir, November 13, 1715 (Jacobite Rising of 1715) between the forces of John Erskine the 6th Earl of Mar (Jacobites) and John Campbell the 2nd Earl of Argyll (forces loyal to George I).

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TODAY IN HISTORY

25 August 1758

the Battle of Zorndorf

(Source: Wikipedia)

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usnatarchives:

Peggy Shippen, or Margaret Shippen, was the second wife of General Benedict Arnold— one of his alleged partners in his military conspiracy. Born into a prestigious Philadelphia family with Loyalist tendencies, she became acquainted with Arnold while he was military commander of the city following the British withdrawal in 1778. In this portrait, her embellished gown and heightened hair reflect the fashion trends of the colonial era. National Archives Identifier: 530957

usnatarchives:

Peggy Shippen, or Margaret Shippen, was the second wife of General Benedict Arnold— one of his alleged partners in his military conspiracy. Born into a prestigious Philadelphia family with Loyalist tendencies, she became acquainted with Arnold while he was military commander of the city following the British withdrawal in 1778. In this portrait, her embellished gown and heightened hair reflect the fashion trends of the colonial era. National Archives Identifier: 530957

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gentlemaninkhaki:

1st and 3rd Foot Guards Paraphernalia, studies by Philip James de Loutherbourg, 1793.

(Source: royalcollection.org.uk)

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