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A Chink in Britain’s Armor: John Paul Jones’s 1778 Raid on Whitehaven

25 June 2019

John Paul Jones has earned enduring fame in American history for his sailing and fighting exploits during the American Revolution. His influence on the... The post A Chink in Britain’s...

Thomas Fletchall’s Association: A Loyalist Proclamation in the South Carolina Backcountry

24 June 2019

Thomas Fletchall was a man of considerable influence in the South Carolina backcountry. Born in Maryland in 1725, Fletchall and his family relocated to... The post Thomas Fletchall’s...

This Week on Dispatches: Michael J. Sheehan on the Battle of Stony Point

23 June 2019

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews Michael J. Sheehan, contributor and senior historian at the Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site, about...

The Tea that Survived the Boston Tea Party

20 June 2019

The Boston Tea Party famously saw the destruction of the almost 300 chests worth of tea, tossed into the harbor by “Indians” on December 16,... The post The Tea that...