A Three Hour Cruise

By Daniel O’Connell Originally published in Smoke & Fire News. Call me Gilligan? I’ve often heard the expression “life imitating art” and perhaps our adventure was close to that well-remembered opening of Gilligan’s Island, except our Minnow came home safe. This last June three of our King’s 8th members signed up for our annual support […]

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Native Allies

By Daniel B. O’Connell Previously published Over the last ten years I’ve noticed at many events an increase in reenactors portraying Native Americans. Often one can see their camps tucked away with the Provincial troops or set off on their own location independent of the military camps. During the American rebellion the Natives played a […]

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Situations at an Upper Post – Detroit

By Daniel B. O’Connell Previously published A French community and society under the control of the British during the American Rebellion, Detroit receives little attention to its role during the conflict. Occupied by the British from 1760 to 1796 the British at this upper post had many of the same as well as unique concerns […]

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