A new year is upon us…and wintry weather as well. The soldiers who inhabited the original Fort Steuben 230 years ago didn’t have it easy. They had to deal with very cold weather, snow, ice, and the need to keep a good supply of firewood. If any of you have had a fireplace, you know how inefficient it is and how smoky and messy it could be. Of course, many of the men were accustomed to harsh or primitive living, but that didn’t make it any easier. I doubt many of us could withstand the conditions and the lack of supplies that they experienced. But it is important to remember
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