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One of Morgan's Riflemen

My boys want me to do this. a Revolutionary War Rifleman outfit. Have a few people out there looking for some new boy outfits.

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“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Fore top and Fore Yard).

Cammino da sola nel deserto...

'Light and shade at Grand Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado': photo is a finalist in the Annual Photo Contest, Smithsonian Magazine

Betty Southard Stokes created this blog in honor of General George Rogers Clark & his western expedition during the American Revolution. His victories added 5 states to the new union.  (click pix)

25 February 1779 - American George Rogers Clark captures Vincennes on the Wabash in the Western campaign - General Clark and his western expedition during the American Revolution added five states to the new union.

Old warriors at rest. This is incredible to me, the juxtapose is beautiful.

Old warriors at rest

After all the years go by the memories of war still litter the old battlefields

So they found this in a lake

So they found this in a lake

found sunk in mud for over 60 years. Has German "decoy" markings on it shows how the Russians liked to sneak in tank companies around German positions before sending in the hoard.

History and Uniform of the Compagnies franches de la marine, 1683-1760 by Jack L. Summers and Rene Chartrand - cwm_1.jpg (27054 bytes)

French and Indian War - Compagnies franches de la marine: history and uniform

French troops in the American War of Independence.From an Osprey Men At  Arms Book No;244 " The  French Army In The american War Of Independence" By Rene Chartrand, colour plates by Francis Back.

French troops in the American War of Independence.From an Osprey Men At Arms Book " The French Army In The american War Of Independence" By Rene Chartrand, colour plates by Francis Back.

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