Author Topic: Last Men of the Revolutionary War  (Read 405 times)

Offline The Old Guide

  • Shoot Boss
  • Sr. Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 444
Last Men of the Revolutionary War
« on: June 22, 2016, 07:18:26 AM »
This story needs to be shared. the link may not last, so copy it and save it. If many of us do this it may not be lost. What men. This remains me of the grave I found in the woods in Maine. Benjamin Bowers died in 1834. I got chills when I found the grave. I marked it with my GPS. The man who owned the land did not now it was there. Here is the link to the PHOTOS of those Revolutionary War soldiers.

http://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/06/19/simply-beautiful-the-last-men-of-the-american-revolutionary-war-amazing-photos-of-veterans-of-the-war/

Our history is not a list of dates and places. It is a dynamic adventure of freedom and individual courage.

Crak's IBC, August 2010.
Fred's AIBC, April 2011
kDan's IBC, March 2012
Northeast SC Confab, Feb. 13

Offline scuzzy

  • Senior Instructor-RBC/IBC
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Charter Pistol Instructor

  • Posts: 4626
  • Senior Staff: IT
Re: Last Men of the Revolutionary War
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2016, 01:07:43 PM »
Good find. Thanks.
I just wanted to be left alone.

Offline Dude

  • Instructor
  • Full Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 237
Re: Last Men of the Revolutionary War
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2016, 05:11:57 PM »
very nice indeed!
Strength and honor

Semper SOM/SOM

Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state. --Thomas Jefferson

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty. --Thomas Jefferson

Offline Grumpy1

  • Pistol Instructor
  • designated Shoot Boss
  • Full Member
  • ****
  • Pistol Instructor

  • Posts: 234
Re: Last Men of the Revolutionary War
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2016, 08:10:47 PM »
Thanks for sharing! Very Interesting!
Ninshos Battle Road IBC 6-13

"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
Benjamin Franklin

" The Beauty of The Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it"
Thomas Jefferson