July 11, 1798: Rebirth of the Marine Corps

        The Continental Marine Corps was disbanded after American victory in the Revolutionary War.  Predation by Barbary corsairs, and conflicts with the French Revolutionary Navy caused Congress to re-establish both the Navy and the Marine Corps.  On

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Robert Goodloe Harper

“Millions for defense, but not a cent for tribute!” Robert Goodloe Harper June 18, 1798 Robert Goodloe Harper was only 15 years old when he volunteered to fight in the American Revolution in 1780 in a cavalry unit raised to

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