Latest Tadeusz Kościuszko Stories

2008-10-05 09:00:13

By BARRETT R RICHARDSON By Barrett R. Richardson Special to The Virginian-Pilot THE REPUTATION of that iconic Virginia patriot, U.S. president and founder of the University of Virginia has taken another hit by historians. In "Friends of Liberty," Gary Nash and Graham Hodges have linked the lives of Thomas Jefferson, Polish military engineer Tadeusz Kosciuszko and Agrippa Hull, a free African American man who was Kosciuszko's orderly during the American Revolution. Jefferson comes...

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