Marine Vignettes #86-89… “Marine Vignettes #86-89 General John Glover & His Marblehead Mariners By John Glover Eastman August 27, 1999”

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Marine Vignettes #86-89

General John Glover

& His Marblehead Mariners

By John Glover Eastman

August 27, 1999

#86

Introduction

Again and again the question is raised by Marines, “Just what is meant by the Old Corps?”

The answers to that question are arguable on into infinity it seems, with the opinion of each one differing in some degree from all others. The answer is ultimately different and unique for each individual Marine. Probably in no other military organization has so much emphasis been placed on its history and traditions. And so Marines are especially well versed in the events that have occurred in our Corps since November 10, 1775 and Tun Tavern.

“…but its roots go back much further. The use of fighting men aboard ships was well established by the time of the Phoenicians, and their duties were remarkably similar to those of today’s Corps–fighting in naval engagements, boarding…

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