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These Are the Times That Try Men’s Souls

by Nona Blyth Cloud “THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love … Continue reading

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The Battle of King’s Mountain: An Historical Anniversary

by Charlton Stanley By this time of the day on October 7, 1780, it was all over.  The dead and dying laid together on a chilly Carolina hillside on this date 234 years ago.  It only lasted an hour, but … Continue reading

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