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CAPT. DEWEES CONT. – REV. WAR FIFER


There was a young Indian of the tribe of friendly Indians who had a kind of straggling quarters amongst us. He was passionately fond of music, but good for nothing but to steal, lie and to do mischief of all kinds. He came very near being the instrument to deprive me of my right arm all my life, if not … Continue reading


CAPT. DEWEES CONT. – REV. WAR FIFER


News arrived at the War Department that the Indians were butchering the inhabitants up and along the Juniata River and the valley of Qhish-a-quo-quillas in the more remote interior of Pennsylvania. As a result. a detachment of betweenthree and four hundred men composed of the remains of several regiments at Carlisle barracks received marching orders.

To this detachment there were … Continue reading


I Say Tomayto, You Say Tomahto… by Sam Cox – History of the Tomato


Where did the tomato come from? By that logic, one would look closely at the western coast of South America, in present day Peru where eight species in the tomato genus still grow wild in the Andes Mountains

(1). The current range of wild tomato relatives extends from the northern tip of Chile on the south, to Ecuador on … Continue reading


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