Articles from November, 2013

Would You Enlist Under These Terms?: Seven Calls for Enlistees

November 25, 2013

I. From the Carthage, Tennessee, Gazette, April 2, 1813 “A RECRUITING RENDEZVOUS, Is now opened at Carthage For the reception of those Patriotic Sons of Co- lumbia, who wish to step forward in the cause of their country. THERE shall be paid …

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Isaac Clark, Robert Searcy and James Colbert: In Their Own Words

November 15, 2013

 I.  Col. Isaac Clark, also known as “Old Rifle,” of Castleton, Vermont, in 1813 was sixty-four years old.  He had served in the American Revolution, was in the Battle of Bennington in 1777 and was at the re-capture of Fort …

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News of the US: November 1813

November 1:  From Geneva, NY — “The Hero of Erie, the gallant Com. PERRY, arrived in this village on Sunday afternoon on horseback, unattended by any person.  He was greeted on his arrival by a national salute from a 4 …

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