If you are ever feeling sad or inadequate, just remember:
There is almost a 100% chance that at some point in time, your favorite historical figure fell up the stairs.
I was reading through an article that briefly mentions Laurens and came across this line:
Unfortunately, Laurens fell to a sniper bullet only weeks before the hostilities ceased.
I don’t think charging headlong into a line of British soldiers can be classified as “falling to a sniper bullet.”
an autobiography by me, a history major
(correctly footnoted, of course)