Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2016’

  • Crossing The Deleware

    Crossing the Delaware (1776)

    ~ by James Still ~ The majority of Washington’s militia enlistments were expiring at the end of the year. Suspecting few to reenlist, Washington desperately needed a victory. Beginning at sunset on Christmas Day, Washington’s plan was to move his army and artillery across the …

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  • 1776 Crisis

    The American Crisis (1776)

    ~ by James Still ~ In the fall of 1776, the American army lost to British forces at Long Island (NY), White Plains (NY), Ft. Washington and Ft. Lee. Historians estimate over 500 Americans were killed and over 4000 American soldiers were taken prisoner. The …

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It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government. ~ Thomas Paine