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    Quote Originally Posted by Albany Rifles View Post
    The Mexican War
    No, hint, only Americans died, often considered one of the most embarrassing chapters for the US Army at least in so far as failing to win goes.

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    Ahhh...now I think I know it. It involved a long journey.

    But as I will be leaving in the AM for a 6 day battlefield tour and won't be on the WAB regularly I will leave it for someone else to solve.

    And yes, it was a disgraceful affair.
    “We had been hopelessly labouring to plough waste lands; to make nationality grow in a place full of the certainty of God… Among the tribes our creed could be only like the desert grass – a beautiful swift seeming of spring; which, after a day’s heat, fell dusty.”
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    Okay...the answer is the Nez Perce War. Been dormant for too long.

    Anyone else want to take a stab at posting a question?
    “We had been hopelessly labouring to plough waste lands; to make nationality grow in a place full of the certainty of God… Among the tribes our creed could be only like the desert grass – a beautiful swift seeming of spring; which, after a day’s heat, fell dusty.”
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