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King's Survey: Upside Down

British surrender at Yorktown in 1781, as painted by John Trumbull (1797) In which we see you can’t believe—or rewrite—a story you don’t know. 

For a while there, kids, it looked like the Americans were actually going to win this thing. 2,054 more words

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Joseph Timberlake - Member of Washington's Guard

Flag and Gravestone for Joseph Timberlake – Hammonsville Cemetery, Hart County, Kentucky

Joseph Timberlake, born in Virginia in 1752, of English parents.  Died in Hart County, Kentucky, in 1841.  135 more words

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Lafayette, We Are Here

When the Paris attacks occurred I was just finishing up the latest book, Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, from the always entertaining and informative… 625 more words

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