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Marksmanship in 1775: Myth or reality?

Some historians have perpetuated myths about the men and guns of the American Revolution, taking aim at American marksmanship. But recent scholarship shows that the citizen soldiers who fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill were far better shots than … Continue reading

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TheDay.com – Battle of Groton Heights Remembered

Russell Wirtalla, of Somers, a member of the Connecticut Sons of the American Revolution, fires his long rifle Sunday during the musket salute portion of a commemoration ceremony and memorial wreath-laying in remembrance of the Battle of Groton Heights at … Continue reading

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Hale and Hearty: Committee polishes off Nathan Hale restoration project

From the New London Times   When they learned the Nathan Hale statue in Williams Park was missing so many letters the message on its base was not legible, the Whaling City Restoration Committee decided restoring it was their only … Continue reading

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Memorial for the Burning of Norwalk

Press Release – YourCT.com Victims of the Burning of Norwalk Remembered The Norwalk Historical Society will present a memorial for all victims of the Burning of Norwalk – American or British, soldier or civilian – on The Green near the … Continue reading

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Press Release

Organizational Background: The Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Formed in 1889, The Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution is dedicated to remembering the lives and sacrifices of the patriots of the American Revolution. … Continue reading

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Patriots of the American Revolution

FELLOW AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENTHUSIASTS: Two If By Sea Publishing, LLC is proud to announce that Common Patriot: The American Revolutionary War Magazine is now Patriots of the American Revolution starting with the June 2008 issue. Featuring: The Revolutionary War … Continue reading

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