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Day Tripping: April 19

First Shot, Last Stand, and Mass Terror

By William Barnes Wollen — National Army Museum website, 3 March 2019 (upload date) by Muhranoff, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=77062706

Revolutionary Beginnings

In 1775, 700 British troops under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith departed from Boston heading for Concord in Massachusetts. Their clandestine mission was to seek out and destroy Militia supplies being held in Concord. Instead, they were met at Lexington where the first shots of the…

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Stuart Englander

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