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Civil War Vet on Fourth of JulyNorman RockwellThe Country GentlemanJuly 2, 1921

[On the 4th, I took my flintlock down from the wall & took it next door loaded with powder but no shot to show some visiting children what won the Revolution & the West. I fired a few volleys over the lake to the mild amusement of the adults.]

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Civil War Vet on Fourth of July
Norman Rockwell
The Country Gentleman
July 2, 1921

[On the 4th, I took my flintlock down from the wall & took it next door loaded with powder but no shot to show some visiting children what won the Revolution & the West. I fired a few volleys over the lake to the mild amusement of the adults.]

(Source: saturdayeveningpost.com, via themanalive)