In Which War Could Our Ancestors Have Fought?

If born about:                          Name of War:                         Date of War:

1626-1656                               Bacon's Rebellion                   1676

1639-1743                               Intercolonial wars                   1689-1763

1704-1743                               French and Indian War           1745-1763

1713-1743                               Pontiac's Rebellion                 1763-1765

1720-1763                               American Revolution             1775-1783

1740-1860                               Indian Wars                            1790-1811 {also late 19th century}

1762-1794                               War of 1812                            1812-1815

1762-1812                               Blackhawk War                      1832

1796-1828                               Mexican War                          1846-1848

1806-1849                               American Civil War               1861-1865

1848-1880                               Spanish-American War          1898

1867-1900                               Philippine Insurrection           1899-1902

1867-1900                               World War I                           1917-1918 {possibly a foreign unit

                                                                                                                        prior to 1917}

1900-1927                               World War Ii                          1941-1945

1900-1930                               Korean War                            1950-1953

1940-1955                               Vietnam Conflict                    1955-1973

 

{From the Richland County Chapter OGS, Jul-Sept 1997 - THE MUSKINGUM May 1998, page 371
}

In Which War Could Our Ancestors Have Fought?