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Great Bridge Museum Opens Amid Pandemic

Friday, June 19, 2020, proved an interesting day in Virginia. The governor, two days prior, issued an executive order declaring June 19, “Juneteenth” a... The post Great Bridge Museum Opens Amid Pandemic appeared first on Journal of the American...

Lord Dartmouth’s War of Words, 1775

It was late 1775, and William Legge, the 2nd Earl of Dartmouth, was looking out the window of his office in Whitehall, London, thinking... The post Lord Dartmouth’s War of Words, 1775 appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Major Benjamin Tallmadge and the Battle of Fort St. George

It took only a few moments for the British works and their military supplies to go up in smoke. The British had just purchased... The post Major Benjamin Tallmadge and the Battle of Fort St. George appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

This Week on Dispatches: Mark R. Anderson on Ethan Allen’s Mysterious Defeat at Montreal

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews historian, retired Air Force officer, and JAR contributor Mark R. Anderson on his research into the causes... The post This Week on Dispatches: Mark R. Anderson on Ethan Allen’s...

This Week on Dispatches: Travis Copeland on the Battle of Shallow Ford

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews postgraduate historian student and JAR contributor Travis Copeland on his recent article about the Battle of Shallow... The post This Week on Dispatches: Travis Copeland on the Battle...

The 10 Key Campaigns of the American Revolution

The 10 Key Campaigns of the American Revolution edited by Edward G. Lengel (Washington, D.C: Regnery, 2020). Edward Lengel begins this book with a remarkable... The post The 10 Key Campaigns of the American Revolution appeared first on Journal of...

The Battle of Shallow Ford, October 14, 178

In September 1780, writing from Hillsborough, North Carolina, just one month after the disastrous defeat at Camden, Maj. Gen. Horatio Gates penned a disconcerted... The post The Battle of Shallow Ford, October 14, 1780 appeared first on Journal of the...

Patrick Henry’s March on Williamsburg, May 1775

It had been a very hectic week in Williamsburg for Peyton Randolph, the Speaker of Virginia’s House of Burgesses and the President of the... The post Patrick Henry’s March on Williamsburg, May 1775 appeared first on Journal of the American...

The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield 178

The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield 1780 by Edward G. Lengel.  (Yardley, PA:  Westholme Publishing, LLC, 2020) Famed Washington historian Edward G. Lengel (editor-in-chief... The post The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield...

Williamsburg Becomes and Armed Camp, 1775

No one disputes that the fighting that erupted at Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775 ignited a war between Great Britain and her... The post Williamsburg Becomes and Armed Camp, 1775 appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

This Week on Dispatches: Stephen John Katzberg on Mapping the Battle of Eutaw Springs

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer speaks with electrical engineer and JAR contributor Stephen John Katzberg on the significance of the Battle of Eutaw... The post This Week on Dispatches: Stephen John Katzberg on Mapping the Battle...

This Week on Dispatches: Patrick Naughton on Information Control and the Battles of Lexington and Concord

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews active US Army Major and JAR contributor Patrick Naughton on the narrative created by the Provincial Congress... The post This Week on Dispatches: Patrick Naughton on Information Control...

What They Saw and Did at Yorktown’s Redoubts 9 and 1

Receiving orders from Sir Henry Clinton, British commander in chief in North America, Lt. Gen. Charles Cornwallis led his troops to a position between... The post What They Saw and Did at Yorktown’s Redoubts 9 and 10 appeared first on Journal of...

The British Invasion of the Bahamas, 1783: One of the Final Actions of the American Revolution

Tucked away in a small corner of history and buried deep beneath mountains of text lie brief mentions of the British invasion of the... The post The British Invasion of the Bahamas, 1783: One of the Final Actions of the American Revolution appeared first...

Journal of the American Revolution, Annual 2020 Now Available

The Journal of the American Revolution, Annual 2020 is now available. Our sixth annual uniform volume is a jacketed hardback, with 356 pages, composed of... The post Journal of the American Revolution, Annual 2020 Now Available appeared first on...

The Death of Lt. Michael Grosh: the Maryland Militia at Germantown

In the early hours of October 4, 1777, the Maryland militia trudged southward along the Old York Road in eastern Pennsylvania. In the distance... The post The Death of Lt. Michael Grosh: the Maryland Militia at Germantown appeared first on Journal of...

Information Operations: The Provincial Congress Shapes the Narrative in Great Britain

The efforts of the American Provincial Congress at the beginning of the revolutionary war against Great Britain offer the perfect case study to understand... The post Information Operations: The Provincial Congress Shapes the Narrative in Great Britain...

The Court Martial of Major Henry Lee

Aside from Gen. Anthony Wayne’s successful assault upon a British garrison at Stony Point in July, military activity in the first eight months of... The post The Court Martial of Major Henry Lee appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

“Four Battleflags of the Revolution: Captured by Lt.-Col. Banastre Tarleton”

On a late summer afternoon in 2005 representatives from Sotheby’s, the world’s most prestigious Fine Art auctioneers, pulled up outside the Hampshire home of... The post “Four Battleflags of the Revolution: Captured by Lt.-Col. Banastre...

The Battle between Bonhomme Richard and Serapis

Author’s note: Continental Navy midshipman Nathaniel Fanning’s eyewitness account of the American Revolution’s most famous naval battle is among the most detailed available. This... The post The Battle between Bonhomme Richard and Serapis...

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