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In memory of the Revolution

By KingBee
Something completely different today.

The American Revolutionary War, or American War of Independence, lasted from 1775 until 1783. It's not a war many of us in the UK give much thought to, I'm sure, but in New England there are several reminders of it, not least this example in a cemetery in Chester, Vermont of a monument to someone who served and lived to tell the tale. Private Hall was 12 when the war started and probably got involved fairly soon thereafter (on the assumption that if he could use a musket, he could fight).

Tags: Photo journalism American War of Independence

Voters: mike9005, Saastad, cats_123 and 17 more


cats_123 Plus
15 4.9k 29 Northern Ireland
2 May 2019 2:00PM
Well composed 😁

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2 May 2019 2:29PM
A fine tribute Bob,
Jasper87 Plus
9 2.3k 158 England
2 May 2019 2:31PM
93 yrs old....that's a fair old life,
NDODS 9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
2 May 2019 4:18PM
Thought evoking.

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