Tag Archives: Joseph Revere

Descendants of Revolutionary Riders in the Civil War

Most Americans know the story of Paul Revere and William Dawes and their midnight ride on April 18-19, 1775, through the Massachusetts countryside (Revere’s role is better know than Dawes’). I would wager that most readers of this blog know … Continue reading

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The Beard of Joe Revere

We’ve had some pretty heavy-duty discussions on the blog lately, so, in the immortal words of Monty Python: “And now for something completely different.” Civil War beards seem to provide endless entertainment, but in all my years of hearing people … Continue reading

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