Military History Phrase of the Day: A Pyrrhic Victory

I ran across the phrase “A Pyrrhic Victory” this evening in reference to the Battle of Guilford Courthouse (teachers, see great lesson plan on this battle here) where Nathaniel Greene and Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis clashed in one of the most important battles of the American Revolution. Charles, Earl Cornwallis (pictured below, see bio here) Nathaniel Greene […]

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