Wars & Conflicts

Explore the timeline of American wars and conflicts including the French and Indian War, the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the American Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Cold War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, the War in Afghanistan, and the Iraq War.

Explore the timeline of American wars and conflicts from the American Revolutionary War to current global conflicts.

National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day (April 9)

This day honors those veterans who have served their country while being held captive in enemy territory. The day also honors the family of the prisoners of war and their long and anxious wait to see their family again. Visit the collection.

Carolina Day Trivia Quiz | History in a Nutshell
Carolina Day Trivia Quiz | History in a Nutshell

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This quiz will test your knowledge on the history of the SC exclusive holiday known as Carolina Day, and the Battle of Sullivan’s Island! How much do you know about the history behind this more...
World War I Trivia Quiz | History in a Nutshell
World War I Trivia Quiz | History in a Nutshell

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History in a Nutshell is a series on KnowItAll.org designed to assist educators in classrooms, helping explain historical events in layman’s terms- short, sweet, and to the point! The first quiz in...
Southern Campaign | From the Sky

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The American Revolutionary War is arguably the most significant conflict in United States history. With over 200 battles, no other state saw as much combat as South Carolina. This theater of war...
We Have A Story To Tell
Episode 4

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Major General T. Eston Marchant became the first Adjutant General in decades to send troops into combat in Operation Desert Storm. South Carolina’s 51st and 251st units were called up to serve in...
We Have A Story To Tell
Episode 3

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General John Dozier retired as South Carolina’s Adjutant General in 1959, and was replaced by Major General Frank D. Pinckney. Pinckney led the SC National Guard through the tumultuous 1960’s, an era...
We Have A Story To Tell
Episode 2

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During the Civil War, the Union and the Confederacy turned to the states to build and maintain their armies. While some volunteer units stayed home to defend South Carolina, many other units were...