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George Farragut: The Epitome of an American Colonial

Jordi Ferragut Mesquida, better known by his anglicized name George Farragut, was the only known Spanish volunteer who fought under the American flag in... The post George Farragut: The Epitome of an American Colonial appeared first on Journal of the...

James Willing and the Mississippi Expedition

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 Expedition appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

James Bruce’s Report on the Situation of West Florida and Havana, 178

The British loss of West Florida in 1781 ushered in a new era for the region, an era dominated by Spanish rule. For some,... The post James Bruce’s Report on the Situation of West Florida and Havana, 1782 appeared first on Journal of the American...

American Revolution Conference in Williamsburg, 18-20 March

On the weekend of 18-20 March, America’s History, LLC, will host its 5th Annual Conference on the American Revolution in Williamsburg, Virginia. There’s a stellar lineup of speakers, plus me.This conference will take place two months before...
From: Boston 1775 on 28 Feb 2016

The Fate of Don Galvez’s Portrait

Yesterday’s posting described how in May 1783 Oliver Pollock gave the Continental Congress a portrait of Don Bernardo de Gálvez, who as Spanish governor of Louisiana had been a strong ally for the new U.S. of A. After being displayed for a day in the...
From: Boston 1775 on 9 May 2014

Congress’s Portrait of Bernardo de Gálvez

A couple of folks have pointed us to a Los Angeles Times article that begins:Teresa Valcarce wants to see Congress keep a promise it made in 1783.Back then, the year the Revolutionary War ended, Congress agreed to display a portrait of Bernardo de Galvez...
From: Boston 1775 on 8 May 2014

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