Monthly Archives: March 2016

March 4-5, 1776. George Washington trump

March 4-5, 1776. George Washington trumps the British siege of Boston when 2,000 men haul large artillery pieces onto Dorchester Heights, preventing the British from safely navigating Boston Harbor. An overnight force of 800 soldiers post more than twelve cannons, … Continue reading

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On this day, March 2, 1776, Abigail Adam

On this day, March 2, 1776, Abigail Adams writes John Adams: “I am charmed with the sentiments of ‘Common Sense,’ and wonder how an honest heart, one who wishes the welfare of his country and the happiness of posterity, can … Continue reading

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