22 January 2015

Scots On Guard


And, while the battles of the Revolution were being fought in the east, a band of heroes, or rather several of them, guarded the rear doors of the nation against the treachery of savage foes, who were inspired to war against us by the British in the north and the Spaniard in the south.

It was a Scot, General Lachlin Mcintosh, who was in command of the western department in 1778, and made the unsuccessful attempt to seize Detroit.

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