US Wars and Military Campaigns (a work in progress)


Here for your somber reflection is a listing of war and military campaigns in chronological order, that involved the United States during and since the American Revolutionary War, courtesy Wikipedia.

Dates indicate the years in which the United States was involved in the war.

18th Century

·         American Revolutionary War, 1775 – 1783

o        Boston campaign, 1775 – 1776

o        Canadian Theatre, 1775 – 1776

o        New York and New Jersey campaign, 1776 – 1777

o        Saratoga Campaign, 1777

o        Philadelphia Campaign, 1777 – 1778

o        Western Theatre, 1775 – 1782

o        Northern Theater, 1778 – 1781

o        Southern Theatre, 1775 – 1782

·         Northwest Indian War, 1785 – 1795

·         Quasi-War, France, 1798 – 1800

 

 

19th Century

·         First Barbary War, 1801 – 1805

·         Sabine Expedition, 1806

·         War of 1812, 1812 – 1815

o        Tecumseh’s Rebellion, 1811 – 1813

o        Lake Champlain Campaign, 1812 – 1814

o        Niagara Campaign, 1812 – 1814

o        Detroit Campaign, 1812 – 1814

o        Chesapeake Campaign, 1813 – 1814

o        Creek War, 1813 – 1814

o        Peoria War, 1813

o        Southern Campaign,

·         Second Barbary War, 1815

·         First Seminole War, 1817 – 1818

·         Winnebago War, 1827

·         Black Hawk War, 1832

·         Second Seminole War, 1835 – 1842

·         Mexican-American War, 1846 – 1848

·         Cayuse War, 1847 – 1855

·         Third Seminole War, 1855 – 1858

·         American Civil War, 1861 – 1865

o        Union blockade, 1861 – 1865

o        Eastern Theater, 1861 – 1865

o        Western Theater, 1861 – 1865

o        Lower Seaboard Theater, 1861 – 1865

o        Trans-Mississippi Theater, 1861 – 1865

o        Dakota Conflict, 1862

o        Pacific Coast Theater, 1863

o        Colorado War, 1863 – 1865

·         Reconstruction, 1865-1876

·         Red Cloud’s War, 1866 – 1868

·         Korean Expedition, 1871

·         Modoc War, 1872 – 1873

·         Red River War, 1874 – 1875

·         Black Hills War, 1876 – 1877

·         Nez Perce War, 1877

·         Bannock War, 1878

·         Cheyenne War, 1878 – 1879

·         Sheepeater Indian War, 1879

·         Ute War, 1879-1880

·         Pine Ridge Campaign, 1890-1891

·         Battle of Leech Lake, 1898

·         Spanish-American War, 1898

·         Philippine Insurrection, 1899 – 1902

 

 

20th Century

·         Boxer Rebellion, 1900 – 1902

·         Banana Wars:

o        United States occupation of Nicaragua, 1909-1933

o        United States occupation of Veracruz, 1914

o        United States occupation of Haiti, 1915-1934

o        Mexican Expedition, 1916 – 1917

o        United States occupation of the Dominican Republic, 1917-1924

·         Battle at Nogales, Arizona, 1917

·         World War I, 1917 – 1918

o        European Theatre, 1917 – 1918

o        First Battle of the Atlantic, 1917 – 1918

o        Polar Bear Expedition, 1918 – 1919

o        American Expeditionary Force Siberia, Soviet Union, 1918 – 1920

·         Yangtze Patrol, 1920’s

·         World War II, 1941 – 1945

o        Second Battle of the Atlantic, 1941 – 1945

o        Pacific War, 1941 – 1945

o        African Theatre, 1942 – 1943

o        European Theatre, 1944 – 1945

·         Cold War, 1947 – 1990 with the following hot wars and campaigns:

o        Operation PBFORTUNE, Guatemala, 1952

o        Operation Ajax, 1953

o        Operation PBSUCCESS, Guatemala, 1954

o        Bay of Pigs Invasion, Cuba, 1961

o        Operation Powerpack, Dominican Republic, 1965 – 1966

o        Operation Urgent Fury, Invasion of Grenada, 1983

·         Korean War, 1950 – 1953

·         Operation Blue Bat, Lebanon, 1958

·         Vietnam War, 1962 – 1973

o        Laotian Civil War, 1962 – 1973

o        Cambodian Civil War, 1969 – 1970

·         Operation Eagle Claw, Iran hostage crisis, 1980

·         First Gulf of Sidra Incident, Libya, 1981

·         Operation El Dorado Canyon, Libya, 1986

·         Iran-Iraq War, 1987 – 1989

·         Operation Just Cause, Panama 1989 – 1990

·         Second Gulf of Sidra Incident, Libya, 1989

·         Persian Gulf War, Iraq, 1991

o        Operation Desert Shield, 1991

o        Operation Desert Storm, 1991

·         Somali Civil War, 1992 – 1994

o        Operation Provide Relief, 1992

o        Operation Restore Hope, 1992 – 1994

·         Yugoslav wars, 1994 – 1999

o        Bosnian Conflict, 1994 – 1995

o        Kosovo Conflict, 1997 – 1999

 

 

21st Century

·         War on Terrorism, 2001 – present

·         Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan 2001 – present

·         Operation Enduring Freedom – Philippines 2002 – present

·         Operation Iraqi Freedom – Horn of Africa 2002 – present

·         Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003 – present

·         Waziristan War, 2004 – present

·         War in Somalia, 2006 – present

·         Operation Iraqi Freedom – Trans Sahara 2007 – present

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_military_history_events#Extraterritorial_and_major_domestic_deployments

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