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Re: [War Of 1812] Uh-Oh! The Bicentennial / Centennial BattlesBegin

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  • spikeyj
    On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 20:23:46 -0600 ... The war lasted for 8 years. Most of the soldiers in the Continental Army were new at the game in 1776 but they were
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 22, 2007
      On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 20:23:46 -0600
      "David Sigler" <dasigler@...> wrote:
      >
      > They became professional soldiers; they didn't start
      > out that way.

      The war lasted for 8 years. Most of the soldiers in the
      Continental Army were new at the game in 1776 but they were
      seasoned veterans long before 1783.

      Spike Y Jones

      > > [Original Message]
      > > From: spikeyj <spikeyj@...>
      > > To: <WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Date: 11/21/2007 8:14:07 PM
      > > Subject: Re: [War Of 1812] Uh-Oh! The Bicentennial /
      > Centennial
      > BattlesBegin
      > >
      > > And a Continental Army of professional soldiers who had
      > > uniforms and drilled and stayed under arms year-round,
      > > instead of just when their farming duties allowed.
      > >
      > > Spike Y Jones
      > >
      > > On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 21:01:55 -0500
      > > Craig Williams <sgtwarner@...> wrote:
      > > > ....And the French army and Spanish Navy.....
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > On 21-Nov-07, at 8:38 PM, David Sigler wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > The problem with the American Revolution; did
      > Britian
      > > > really try to
      > > > > win it? This was a major power defeated by famrers
      > and
      > > > merchants
      > > > > and not professional soldiers;

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