Taking Up Arms (1775)

“A RESIDENCE FOR CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM” by James Still, ©2015, Retraceoursteps.com (Nov. 1, 2015) — In June 1775, Congress appointed a committee to write a “Declaration” to be proclaimed by General Washington “upon his Arrival at the Camp before Boston.”  This proclamation was called the “Declaration on the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up […]