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Col. Louis Cook: Operatic Abenaki, US Patriot, Devoted Catholic

During the cold winter months of February 1778, a 17-year-old Frenchman named Peter Du Ponceau joined the soldiers at the Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, encampment of Gen. 252 more words

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Summer’s coming, we’re getting settled in the new house and the whole family is working in the garden. What better time to bury oneself in books? 646 more words

June 2, 1763 - Pontiac's Rebellion

The Seven Years War, experienced in the American Colonies as the French and Indian War, ended in 1763 with France ceding vast swaths of the territory of “New France” to the British. 777 more words

History

Sharp Practice at the Club

Shortly after we’ve moved into the new flat, I discovered that one of the few (if not the only) wargaming clubs in Vienna is right around where I now live. 535 more words

Fort Necessity Encampment

July 3, 1754, It’s hot, muggy, and raining on and off. You’re a British soldier entrenched at a fort made out of necessity located in the middle of a great meadow surrounded by trees and French and Indian soldiers. 116 more words

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