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American Revolutionary War History

1776 - General George Washington received a letter from Cumberland, Nova Scotia. The letter requested that he invade Novia Scotia at his earliest possible convenience.

1777 - Major Timothy Bigelow became colonel of the 15th Massachusetts Colonial Line of the Continental Army. He had been a prisoner of war until just six months before.

Revolutionary War Quotes

"There is nothing I have more at heart than the ease and security of every part of the Country and its inhabitants."
- George Washington, letter to Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull, December 19, 1778

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