Category Archives: Military

Military ancestors that have gone before us, that we might be free.

Moravian Massacre

From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnadenhutten_massacre The Gnadenhutten massacre, also known as the Moravian massacre, was the killing of 96 Christian Lenape (Delaware) by colonial American militia from Pennsylvania on March 8, 1782 at the Moravian missionary village of Gnadenhutten, Ohio during the American Revolutionary War.[2] … Continue reading

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Hanna’s Town Resolves

The first county seat of Westmoreland County was Hanna’s Town. It was a hub of Revolutionary War activity in western Pennsylvania, and more lately part of the William Steel farm. About a year before the Declaration of Independence, were the Hanna’s … Continue reading

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George Washington Steele

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Washington Steele (December 13, 1839 – July 12, 1922) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician who twice served as a Congressman for Indiana, from 1881 to 1889 and again from 1895 to 1903. Steele was also the first Governor of Oklahoma … Continue reading

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William Steel 1780-1857

from http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46320907 written by Aaron Steel  William Moore Steel 1780-1857 Birth: Feb. 2, 1780 [Carlisle, Pennsylvania] Death: Oct. 17, 1857 Leigh, Harrison County, Texas, US Son of Revolutionary war Captain John Steel Jr., William Steel was born in Carlisle, PA in 1780. In 1802, … Continue reading

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Schwarzkopf’s 14 Rules of Leadership

From Examiner.com Here are Norman Schwarzkopf’s 14 rules of leadership given at a business conference in 2010: Think of yourself as a leader. Leaders lead people, not systems, processes etc. Character. Requires sense of duty, ethics, morality – it is not a measure … Continue reading

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Norman Schwarzkopf 1934-2012

Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf 1934-2012 Born in Trenton, NJ, August 22, 1934, Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. graduated from West Point in 1956 and rose through the ranks, becoming a four-star General. Gen. Schwarzkopf commanded Operation Desert Storm, driving out Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi forces from … Continue reading

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Charles K. Phillips 1914-2004

From: http://www.easttexashistorical.org/v3/membership/resolutions/phillips.htm Captain Charles K. Phillips A RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN CHARLES K. PHILLIPS WHEREAS Captain Charles K. Phillips, U.S.N. (ret.), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on December 18, 1914, who departed this life in Nacogdoches, Texas, on April 16, 2004, … Continue reading

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