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General Patton once said something like it is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Instead, we should thank God such men lived.

I would like to thank God that the men of the Culpeper Minute Men once lived.
1 posted on 02/08/2012 11:15:01 AM PST by do the dhue
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To: do the dhue
I have heard that it was said that the British and the Hessians feared the Culpepers. I also heard that the Culpepers were the only militia to never turn tail and run in battle.
2 posted on 02/08/2012 11:23:39 AM PST by do the dhue (WARNING: this site is not liable for the things I say)
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A wag of the times said that this was too severe for him, but that he would enlist if they could change the motto to "Liberty or be Crippled..

I did not know Mark Twain was alive then!

3 posted on 02/08/2012 11:37:22 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% MORE sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: do the dhue
A wag of the times said that this was too severe for him, but that he would enlist if they could change the motto to "Liberty or be Crippled..

I did not know Mark Twain was alive then!

Seriously, thanks for the nice historical write-up.

4 posted on 02/08/2012 11:37:43 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% MORE sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: do the dhue

for future read. My kin were in and around there at the time. Thanks for the post.


6 posted on 02/08/2012 11:54:47 AM PST by annieokie
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To: do the dhue

bump


8 posted on 02/08/2012 12:20:50 PM PST by real saxophonist (The fact that you play tuba doesn't make you any less lethal. -USMC bandsman in Iraq)
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To: GourmetDan

ping


10 posted on 02/08/2012 1:18:44 PM PST by do the dhue (WARNING: this site is not liable for the things I say)
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