BATTLE OF WATERLOO IN 1815 The Battle of Waterloo, the final defeat of Napoleon, also saw weather play a significant part. A heavy rainfall the night before the battle left the ground wet and muddy. Napoleon’s tactics that included cannonballs failed miserably. Later, when the Duke of Wellington joined forces with the Prussian army, the French emperor was defeated and exiled.
The title character of this haunting historical novel is Carrie McGavock, whose farmhouse was commandeered as a Confederate field hospital before the tragic battle at Franklin, Tennessee, in November 1864. That day, 9,000 soldiers perished.
December 7, 1941 is a day that forever changed our nation’s history and will never be forgotten. Please join us in taking a moment of silence for those who lost their lives that day and for those who served. Please show your gratitude and thank the brave men and women who are serving today, 71 years later.
Architects Versus Economists: The Battle for the Future of Urbanism, From Honduras to Upstate New York - Great cities are works in progress. Their forms are nurtured over time, left over by generations like layers of geological strata. But in the past few years, the demand for cities has spiked exponentially, with little time allotted for their painstaking maturation.