Nowadays "Army of the Rebellion" is most commonly used to refer to the Confederates, but during the American Civil War the term was often applied to the Union forces as well.
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The U.S. Legion of Merit was intended to recognize foreign military officers after World War II and may have been modeled on the French Legion of Honor awarded to so many American servicemen in World War I.
Military historian Robert Citino responds to an MHQ reader's query, ranking his top 10 German and Prussian military commanders from the Age of Frederick to 1945.