Originally Posted by Janos
I'm not as sure about those johnny-come-latelies in New England, but pikes and swords were quite common among the early colonists here in Virginia, accompanied by armor for torso and head. A visit to Jamestown used to be incomplete without trying on a curaiss.
The good people of St Augustine must have thought the same of you Northerners
"Ask not what your country can do for you"
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
'half-baked, spurious nationalism'