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  •  Discovered 2 things visiting American Camp (6+ / 0-)

    One of the commanders of the camp was an officer named Roberts who would come to fame as the author of Robert's Rules of Order.

    And the other was the term Redoubt.

    A redoubt is a fort or fort system usually consisting of an enclosed defensive emplacement outside a larger fort, usually relying on earthworks, though others are constructed of stone or brick. Wikipedia

    --United Citizens defeated Citizens United...This time. --

    by chipoliwog on Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 12:18:13 PM PST

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