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Wayne was named after his grandfather, Captain Anthony Wayne, who had fought under the British Duke of Marlborough. Young Anthony showed military aspirations as a teenager; one day at school, he and his chums were punished for reenacting the British capture of Ft. Ticonderoga. Wayne, who once emulated the British, grew up to lead local protest against the Crown's Intolerable Acts, and at Paoli had a chance to punish the Redcoats — right in his own backyard.

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