by Albinko Hasic
Artists suddenly became soldiers on the front to win the hearts and minds of the American public.
Sorry Samuel Wilson. You don’t deserve the credit for inventing “Uncle Sam” as a reference for the United States government
The first reference to Uncle Sam has been traced to Isaac Mayo, a 16-year-old midshipman on the U.S.S. Wasp, who reported for duty at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on March 1, 1810.
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