Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sam Steele 1848-1919

Army Biography: Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, CB, KCMG, MVO Sergeant K. Grant, CD Of the many exceptional individuals to emerge from Canada’s past, one of the most extraordinary has to be Sam Steele. He was, as one author put it, … Continue reading

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Alfonso Steele 1817-1911

From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31239983 Alfonso Steele Birth: Apr. 9, 1817 Hardin County Kentucky, USA Death: Jul. 8, 1911 Kosse Limestone County Texas, USA Alfonso [Parcutt(1)] Steele was born on April 9, 1817, in Hardin County, Kentucky. He was the son of Stephen and … Continue reading

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John Forbes 1797-1880

from: Veteran Biographies, San Jacinto– John Forbes 1797-1880 Kemp, Louis W., Veteran Biographies, San Jacinto– “FORBES, JOHN” (http://www.sanjacinto-museum.org/Herzstein_Library/Veteran_Biographies/San_ Jacinto_Bios/biographies/default.asp?action=bio&id=3134), accessed April 11, 2013. San Jacinto Museum, Herzstein Library. Hon. Maj. John Forbes Born in Cork, Ireland, of Scotch parents, February 26, … Continue reading

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The Waco Tragedy

A lot of things went wrong on April 19, 1993[1], twenty years ago today, in Waco, Texas. [2-7] A siege is almost always a bad idea. There are times when the better idea is to back off, and lose today’s game. … Continue reading

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Lee’s Lessons

Here are my personal notes on Robert E. Lee on Leadership: Executive Lessons in Character, Courage, and Vision, by H. W. Crocker III. Robert E. Lee on Leadership — Lee’s Lessons 1. Understanding Lee 1.1. Accept life as it is and make … Continue reading

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Need To Know

From Democratic Underground Jimmy Carter asked CIA Director Bush to brief him on UFOs, and Bush said no. Okaaay. Just a little something I discovered this morning to make my tinfoil hum like a bug zapper. Marcia Smith stated that … Continue reading

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We Are All Daniel Cui

On YouTube Facebook Stories: We Are All Daniel Cui Are you not perfect yet? Do you have friends? Join the club!!

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