The Duel for the Soul

In the early days of America, dueling was common practice between two individuals who felt their character had been assaulted, or at the very least called into question.  In fact, most men owned a set of dueling pistols just in case their reputation was attacked and they felt they needed to defend their honor.  This … Continue reading The Duel for the Soul

Let Freedom Ring!

On April 19, 1775, the “shot heard round the world” reverberated from the battles of Lexington and Concord Massachusetts throughout the Colonies, across the ocean and to the very palace of the King of England.  The American Revolutionary War had begun!  Fourteen months later, the war would both conclude and give birth to a new … Continue reading Let Freedom Ring!