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AXTELL LINEAGE

Execution of King Charles I of England, King Phillip’s War, Boston Tea Party, Revolutionary War Hero.

Col. Daniel Axtell, Regicide (“Regicide” is the killing of a king) was a figure of some prominence in the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland in August 1649, the sieges of Lindon (May 1644) and York (June 1644), along with the battle of Marston Moor and many other battles.. 788 more words

Kidder

Revised Order of Battle for Brandywine (1777) for Volley & Bayonet

I have been looking at various American Revolution orders of battle for Volley & Bayonet, especially those at the Regimental Scale, which is where I think Volley & Bayonet works the best. 479 more words

American Revolution

TOWARD A CHRISTIAN AMERICA ...

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exercised the rights of sovereignty; they named their magistrates, concluded peace or declared war, made police regulations, and enacted laws as if their allegiance was due only to God.

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Christianity

July 1776

On the 4th of July, 1776, a group of colonists signed and published a declaration of their independence from English rule.

This was the first time (and the last time), that an English colony declared, in writing, its independence without a bloody battle beforehand. 261 more words

Y Cymry/Welsh People

Long live the Brave

Colonial Park Cemetery is Savannah’s oldest cemetery. The gate features a granite arch built by the Daughters of American in 1913 (that explains the initials) to remember the Patriots of War. 64 more words

Savannah

WHAT is it Wednesday artifact for July 16, 2014

On July 16 we shared a WHAT is it Wednesday artifact photo on Facebook to see if anyone could guess what it was.

We had some good guesses: a waterproof document case, a money belt, butcher’s sleeve, barber’s cloth…but no one guess correctly that this was a flag case! 410 more words

Clark County