the editors believe the data reprinted herein from our internet and
print sources are in all probability accurate, readers should depend
on the bibliographical references for research.
The mandate of the Charter of the General Society of Colonial Wars holds
that it shall "collect and preserve" our colonial history
and, insofar as we believe this includes the language and culture of
the time, we eschew the currently popular "politically correct"
words and phrases which we otherwise respect for their intent. In their
stead we have substituted the words and language prevailing in their
time. Example: For "Native American" we substitute Indian