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Wednesday Jul 20 | via HistoryNet
For several days in May 1862, the green-coated marksmen of the 1st United States Sharp Shooters had made things miserable for the Confederates manning the lines around Yorktown, Virginia. Artillerymen were a favorite target, and unfortunate were the gunners who had to stand up to load their cannons. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 6 | via Jerusalem Post
It is well worth taking a moment to consider the outsized contribution that Jews made to the success of the American revolutionary cause. Two hundred and forty years may have elapsed since America declared its independence from Great Britain, but the passage of time has in no way diminished the critical role played by colonial Jews in the struggle for liberty. Comment?
Friday Jul 1 | via WTKR-TV Norfolk
Police and medics were called to the 3200 block of Roanoke Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Thursday on a report of a woman who needed assistance. Officers located a 32-year-old Yorktown woman who reported she was physically and sexually assaulted by a man inside a nearby home. Comment?
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