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Battle of Lexington (2 Views)

British View

To the best of my recollection about 4 o’clock in the morning being the 19th of April, the five front companies were ordered to load, which they did.” … Continue reading

Early U.S. Bands – Part 3

In addition to field music, the United States military also had bands that were used for ceremonial purposes and to raise soldier morale. Like field music, this tradition has its … Continue reading

Early U.S. Bands – Part 2

The Colonies Go To War

After the Boston Tea Party (1773), the British antagonized the colonists by closing the port of Boston. To improve their defenses and prepare for war, … Continue reading