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David Walbert
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March 15, 2008
Greensboro, North Carolina
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Continental officer demonstrating a musket

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At a reenactment of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, a Continental soldier displays a French musket. The Continental Army used firearms and artillery from a variety of sources, but French arms — and armed forces — were critical to the American victory.