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Old October 21, 2012, 01:31 PM   #8
4V50 Gary
Join Date: November 2, 1998
Location: Colorado
Posts: 19,383
I learned of Major Dade when I visited the Smithsonian. I then looked into the Seminole Wars. The nation went bankrupt trying to chase the Seminoles out of Florida. Major Dade's detachment didn't stand a chance with the training they had. It was almost like Braddock's Defeat (1755) of over half a century earlier.

Glad to see there's a challenging match though.
Vigilantibus et non dormientibus jura subveniunt. Molon Labe!
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