450 Facts: Troops head to Virginia

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Counting down to the 450th anniversary of St. Augustine July 22, 1775

Seventy men of the 14th Regiment of Foot, stationed in St. Augustine, ship out to Williamsburg to protect Virginia’s Royal Governor, Lord Dunmore, who had angered the Virginia patriots by removing gunpowder from the magazine to a Royal Navy ship.