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James Willing and the Mississippi Expedition

18 April 2019

The story of the Revolutionary War tends to focus on operations and events east of the Appalachian Mountains, with good reason as most of... The post James Willing and the Mississippi...

William Livingston’s American Revolution

17 April 2019

William Livingston’s American Revolution by James J. Gigantino II (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018) For some students of the American Revolution, the name Livingston......

Killer Trees of the Revolution

16 April 2019

Around a hundred people are tragically killed in the United States each year by falling trees or limbs. Death or injury by trees was... The post Killer Trees of the Revolution appeared...

Johan Joachim Zubly: The Other Georgia Delegate

15 April 2019

When reading the excellent JAR article “The Dark and Heroic Histories of Georgia’s Signers,” I happened to recall another Georgia delegate to the Second... The post...