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Dogs of War Gone Astray

The article “Unleashing the Dogs of War” gave just a few examples of the canine presence that was quite widespread in the armies of the American Revolution. Newspaper advertisements reveal that dogs were common companions of British officers while also making it clear that these pets often found themselves unleashed. The ads tell us much […]

by Don N. Hagist
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Unleashing the Dogs of War

Nearly everyone loves a dog.  This is especially true of soldiers to whom a dog is a friendly reminder of home, a companion and distraction from the day to day life.  Regrettably, these furry friends have been lost in the mists of time.  A few however can still be glimpsed, although dimly, doing what dogs […]

by Hugh T. Harrington