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The Battle of Guilford Courthouse by Charles E. Hatch Jr.

A very good book about the Battle of Guilford Courthouse is the one from 1971 by Charles E. Hatch Jr. It has about everything you would need to set up a very historically accurate wargame of this battle. 37 more words

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Evacuation Day

March is flying by, but this month contains one of Boston’s most important holidays. March 17 is known as St. Patrick’s Day to many, but in Boston it is also the date of Evacuation Day, a holiday that commemorates the day British troops evacuated Boston in 1776, ending the eleven month siege of Boston. 376 more words

Historic Tidbits

The Lost Grave of Walter Butler

It seems like there’s been a surge recently in the discovery of lost tombs.  Richard III was found under a parking lot.  Miguel de Cervantes was found in the convent in Madrid where he was known to have been buried (that may sound a bit backwards, but trust me, it makes sense.   648 more words

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George Washington and The Dogs of War

George Washington’s love for dogs was legendary. His journals list more than 30 dogs that could claim the Father of Our Country as master. Included among them were Greyhounds, Briards, Newfoundlands, Poodles, and various Spaniels. 244 more words

Animals

American Revolution Decorative Plate

Great American Revolution of 1776 decorative metal plate. $6 at the Lincoln Lakes Trading Post. 71a West Broadway, Lincoln 403-9148

Lincoln

Lost and Found - March 26th Edition

What to remember about March 26th…

  • 1776  South Carolina is 1st to break with Britain; takes the lead by declaring independence and by approving new constitution and government…
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