As I stared into the black, my father stared back And he smiled and my heart filled with joy I said: Eight other men died, eight other wives cried For young men who would never grow old. I thought about a graveyard at the bottom of the sea Of unmarked graves in Arlington. He died before the Revolutionary War ended in at the age of Richard Stockton is among those we should remember for their bravery and great sacrifice that was necessary to attain our freedom.
I wondered just how many times That taps had meant "Amen" When a flag had draped a coffin of a brother or a friend. The years quickly passed, they seemed so fast With no father to show me the way.
No, Freedom is not free. It is estimated that about three times as many prisoners died in the prisons and prison ships of New York City, as soldiers in combat during the Revolutionary War years.
It fluttered in the breeze A young Marine saluted it, and then He stood at ease. The condition of his release was that he was not to engage in American affairs during the fight for freedom.
An ambush he said, they all were dead The words were shocking and cold. She opened her home to nurse patriot soldiers. I thought of all the children, Of the mothers and the wives, Of fathers, sons and husbands With interrupted lives.
They dragged Stockton from his bed and marched him improperly clothed only a nightshirt and breeches in freezing weather to a common jail in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. After five weeks of being locked in irons and nearly starved, Stockton was released.
His home had been plundered of his furniture and livestock. The news was bad, my mother was sad When she heard of my fathers fall.
His monetary wealth was also gone as he had donated most of it to the cause. I thought, how many men like him Had fallen through the years? Richard Stockton one of the signers from New Jersey understood the grave danger he put himself and his family in, and knew freedom would not be free.
I heard the sound of taps one night, When everything was still. Later he was moved to Provost prison in New York City, which was notorious for its harsh conditions. Death is not the worst of evils. It seemed ancient yet knew, as if somehow on cue When I saw it the Earth became still And my memory once gray, became focused that day Of a man who now suddenly seemed real.
His health was compromised to such an extent, that it is doubtful he could have contributed much on the battlefield. I listened to the bugler play And felt a sudden chill. His extensive library had been destroyed. How many died on foreign soil? They knew that a vast ocean would not protect them and their families from the wrath of King George of Great Britain, who demanded absolute allegiance.Product Description Flag with the words Freedom Isn't Free, to honor a fallen soldier.
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The news was bad, my mother was sad When she heard of my fathers fall. As Independence Day approaches, I've been thinking about that iconic American saying, "Freedom Isn't Free." Usually it refers to the sacrifice of the me.Download