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Faces of the American revolution: Amazing early photographs which document some of the heroes of the War for Independence in their later years

Images of Americans who fought in the Revolution are exceptionally rare because few of the Patriots of 1775-1783 lived until the dawn of practical photography in the early 1840s. These early photographs – known as daguerreotypes – are exceptionally rare camera-original, fully-identified photographs of veterans of the War for Independence.

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Helping is doing something for someone that he is not capable of doing himself. Enabling is doing for someone things that he could and should be doing himself. #enabling #quotes

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Blackstock's Farm, 20 November 1780, by Steve Noon. Colonel Thomas Brandon chose Blackstock's farm as a defensive position to face the attack of Banastre Tarelton's British force.

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