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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

The Three-Cornered Hat – Francis Mores Adlington – 1789-1884

I like the old man with the three-cornered hat; It reminds me of 75 When the hearts of our fathers went pat, pit-a pat And Liberty scarce was alive.

I … Continue reading

Sarah Osborn Recollections – Part 2

This account comes from a deposition Sarah filed in 1837, at the age of eighty-one, as part of a claim under the first pension act for Revolutionary war veterans and … Continue reading