Posted By:sandra ferguson
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Subject:Re: Richard Thompson Ireland 1731, Virginia, Ohio 1826
Post Date:March 10, 2011 at 16:50:22
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Forum:American Revolution Forum
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Vicki, The age of enlistment for the War of 1812 was from 17 to 50 yoa. NO government agent would allow an old man of 81 to enlist...it would have been lawful.