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Who Was the Youngest Revolutionary War Soldier or Sailor?

In the U.S. Revolutionary War, many young boys served as soldiers or sailors. Many of them were drummers or fifers, and a few in their early teens even marched as … Continue reading

The History of Christmas Carols

Carols were first sung in Europe thousands of years ago, but these were not Christmas Carols. They were pagan songs, sung at the Winter Solstice celebration as people danced round … Continue reading

Prayer for the Drummer and Fifer

Bless those who play the drum and fife As they play the songs of life. Brave musicians boldly led As ancient armies marched ahead. Into danger, risking all To keep … Continue reading