This Week in History: Gettysburg Address, Battle of Blackstock’s, and JFK

Happy Sunday! Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week. Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, November 17 On this day in 1783, Samuel Swartwout is born in New York. He is best known for his role in the Swartwout-Hoyt scandal. Andrew Jackson appointed Swartwout as customs collector for […]

This Week in History: Ellis Island, Attack on Quebec, Battle of Fort Washington

Happy Sunday! Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week. Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, November 10 Happy birthday to the United States Marine Corps! On this day in 1775, the Continental Congress passed a resolution requiring that “two Battalions of Marines be raised” to support the recently […]

This Week in History: Old Ironsides, Fort Mifflin, Esther Reed helps the war!

Happy Sunday! Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week. Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, October 20 On this day in 1819, future Union Maj. Gen. Daniel Sickles is born in Manhattan. He was not one of history’s more admirable characters! Two stories are typically told about him. […]

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