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FROM REVOLUTIONARY WAR SURGEON TO PIONEERING FARMER

Thomas Jackson, President of the TX SAR in Colonial military uniform. He's speaking about Lexington and Concord, the first shot on April 19, 1775, and the indelible moment we switched from Brtitish subjects to Americans. 

Since I became old enough to comprehend our nation’s heritage, my mother would proudly declare that her great-great grandfather John Baird was a surgeon from Pennsylvania who served in the Revolutionary War. Frequently through my teen years she would drop little suggestions that maybe the time had come for someone else to go  Read More 

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