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John Stark : originator of New Hampshire's state motto, "Live free or die" / by Fred M. Caswell.

Title: John Stark : originator of New Hampshire's state motto, "Live free or die" / by Fred M. Caswell.

Author: Caswell, Fred M. 1872-1956.

Call Number: 977.8 N5321h

Physical Description: p. 1-6 : illustrations.

Source: Concord, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Historical Society, 1945 Vol. 1, No. 4 (June 1945) Historical New Hampshire.

Description: A biography of John Stark, Brigadier General of the New Hampshire Militia during the American Revolutionary War, is presented in this article. It examines his service in the regiment known as the Rogers Rangers during the French and Indian War as well as his victory over British General John Burgoyne's army at the Battle of Bennington in Bennington, New York. The author focuses on the New Hampshire State motto, "Live Free or Die," which Stark first penned.

Subjects: Bennington, Battle of, N.Y., 1777

Locations: United States History Revolution, 1775-1783.
New Hampshire History.

People: Stark, John, 1728-1822.

Terms of Use: For permission to reproduce or publish material from this item, please contact the New Hampshire Historical Society. Users are responsible for following all copyright and intellectual property laws.

Credit Line: 1945.

Electronic Resources: Full Text

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