Did you know… Thomas McKean (March 19, 1734 – June 24, 1817) ?

When was Thomas McKean born? Thomas McKean was born March 19, 1734, to William and Letitia McKean in New London Township, Pa. close to the modern Maryland and Delaware borders. His father William was a well-to-do tavern keeper. William and … Continued

Battle of Antietam

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On Sept. 17, 1862, America’s bloodiest single day, a small force of Confederates on high ground for three hours defended the critical crossing against troops belonging to Ambrose E. Burnside’s 9th Corps. With the wounding of General Joe Johnston at … Continued