21. Battle of Navariono, A.D.1827. Naval battle that ensured Greek independence from Turkey. British, French and Russian ships, under the command of Admiral Codrington, destroyed Ibrahim Pasha’s Turkish-Egyptian fleet in the bay of Navarino. 22. Battle of Gettysburg, A.D.1863. Federal forces under George Meade defeated Robert E.Lee’s confederate army, a turning point in the Americanmore..