Tag Archives: american military history

Where have National Guard units been deployed internationally?

When I was researching the deadliest battle in American history, I read about National Guard units being deployed in World War I. This was odd for me because I had assumed that National Guard units were mainly deployed domestically to maintain order during civil discord or during natural disasters. I remembered that they were deployed during… Read More »

What single battle created the most amount of American casualties?

I was reading about the Battle of Olustee as part of my research for What role did Florida play in the Civil War? The Battle of Olustee had one of the highest percentages of casualty rates for both sides. This got me thinking, “What single battle created the most amount of American casualties?” I know that the highest… Read More »