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Duty and the Well of Fortitude

by Doug Magill

A man does what he must – in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures – and that is the basis of all human morality.   1,556 more words

Doug Magill

Cowpens: Defense in Depth

On a cold January morning 234 years ago, one of the most stunning events in American military history took place in a cattle pasture.   Cowpens, South Carolina, was an overwhelming American victory, at a time when one was desperately needed. 1,026 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

150 Years Ago Today

Feb 6th this Morning We Left the salketcher With ten days Rations in our Haversacks and Marched Fourteen Miles and Camped on thre Mile Creeck for the Night We are Camped on the old battle Field of the Cowpens We Crosed several Awful swamps the Provo Marshal Arested several of the boys to day for strageling it is Raining to Night I hope that all are Wel at Home and Else Whear of My Friends all are Wel With us old vets

Almost a Miracle

Compelling storytelling is a craft not easily mastered by many Historians. We’ve all struggled through books that do nothing more than lead us through a dusty timeline of historical events littered with stale flat historical figures. 658 more words

George Washington