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An Inspirational Man–Benson J. Lossing

By Maureen Taylor on Monday, April 24th, 2017 in The Last Muster. No Comments

Benson J. Lossing was a man of many talents including watchmaking, writing and engraving, but it was his sense of history that brought him nineteenth century fame. He felt that history of the American Revolution was being forgotten even by individuals living in towns with key roles in the conflict. With the seventy-fifth anniversary of […]

Looking for the Revolutionary War Generation In Your Family Photos

By Maureen Taylor on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 in The Last Muster. No Comments

For more than a dozen years I’ve been on a quest to find all known photographs of the individuals who witnessed the American Revolution first-hand.  There are two volumes of photographs in print and a third in the works of people who lived during the Revolutionary War period and into the age of photography after […]

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