Monthly Archives: May 2018

John Andreas Coon Jr. 1768-1840, Becoming a Tower of Strength and Manhood

On September 11, 1777, General Washington collided with the British here at Brandywine Creek, Pennsylvania; booming cannons echoed 25 miles east to Philadelphia. There were heavy American losses on the battlefield. John Coon Jr. was serving his apprenticeship nearby and … Continue reading

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