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Former subjects of the crown

Close on three hundred fifty years ago American independence not foregone conclusion, British soldiers in league with Hessians witnessed successful campaign battles admirably groomed unbridled staunch defenders, viz King of England fought pitched battles within keystone state i.e. Pennsylvania particularly tri county area Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester routed Continental Army, within thick wooded forested lands interspersed amidst open fields during closing twelve month period (seventeen seventy seven) following drafting Declaration of Independence bloody campaigns challenged general George Washington eminent Virginia homeboy (born February 22, 1732 Westmoreland County), he throve spectacularly, when his metal (albeit military) severely contested throughout successful battles and/or defeats acquiring near legendary (rock star status) even among sympathizers for English rule some ordinary everyday quotidian country folk inclined to side with the enemy, unlike unfettered, unquestioned, untrammeled...patriotism trumpeted today (yeah right), approximately (my benchmark) twelve generations removed (hypothetically asserting twenty five orbitz around sun equals cohorts during Colonial America era), said lauded first founding father possessed inherent instinct to rouse enthusiasm ragtag army initially displayed attendant with birth pangs oven inchoate nation, whose patriotism starkly divided and easily bled toward royal dominion many occasions turning rogue surrendering secret information renegade subsequently fought alongside Redcoats thus, twas a fluke of circumstances outstanding English brigades topped off with dollop of allied troopers experienced starved resources literally costing motherland arm and leg to sustain outnumbered, less skilled colonial rebels.

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