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Duncan Robertson, 71st Regiment of Foot, Wanders Off

Three pounds was a lot money for a working man in Scotland in the mid-1770s. More than two months’ pay for a laborer, it... The post Duncan Robertson, 71st Regiment of Foot, Wanders Off appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

This Week on Dispatches: Scott M. Smith on Robert Rogers and the American Revolution

On this week’s Dispatches, host Brady Crytzer interviews JAR contributor Scott M. Smith on Robert Rogers, a legend for his service during the Seven Years’... The post This Week on Dispatches: Scott M. Smith on Robert Rogers and the American Revolution...

Jemima Howe, Frontier Pioneer to Wealthy Widow

Jemima Howe (1724–1805) reflects the strength it took to endure the harsh realities of the Vermont frontier during the American colonial and Revolutionary War... The post Jemima Howe, Frontier Pioneer to Wealthy Widow appeared first on Journal of the...

The Battle of Mamaroneck

The Battle of Mamaroneck, known to some as the “Skirmish of Heathcote Hill,” was one of the most obscure military engagements of the Revolution... The post The Battle of Mamaroneck appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Skirmish at James’s Plantation: Victory and Defeat for Benedict Arnold in Virginia

A recent home improvement project led to the Home Depot located at 2324 Elson Green Avenue, Virginia Beach, Virginia. The area is in the... The post Skirmish at James’s Plantation: Victory and Defeat for Benedict Arnold in Virginia appeared first on...

The 2nd Connecticut Regiment at Edge Hill

A fire fight erupted on the densely wooded Pennsylvania ridge. Caught in a crossfire from three sides, men of the 2nd Connecticut Regiment began... The post The 2nd Connecticut Regiment at Edge Hill appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Review: War at Saber Point: Banastre Tarleton and the British Legion

War at Saber Point: Banastre Tarleton and the British Legion by John Knight (Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2020) The American Revolution produced numerous well-known... The post Review: War at Saber Point: Banastre Tarleton and the British Legion...

A Fatal Dispute Among the Guards

The British evacuation of Philadelphia had been under way for several days. Given the honor to be among the last units to leave, the... The post A Fatal Dispute Among the Guards appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Colonel Tye: Leader of Loyalist Raiders—and Runaway Slave

John Corlis (sometimes spelled Corlies) was a Quaker land owner who resided in Shrewsbury Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He along with his mother... The post Colonel Tye: Leader of Loyalist Raiders—and Runaway Slave appeared first on Journal...

The Aborted Virginia Campaign and Its Aftermath, May to August 1781

Lt. General Earl Cornwallis, the British general officer commanding in the south, arrived at Petersburg in the morning of May 20, 1781, having marched... The post The Aborted Virginia Campaign and Its Aftermath, May to August 1781 appeared first on Journal...

General Isaac Gregory’s Fictitious Treason

Col. Josiah Parker of Virginia was at a loss at what to do. He had just arrived outside the British outpost at Great Bridge... The post General Isaac Gregory’s Fictitious Treason appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

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...

Fire-Hunting by Night in South Carolina: A Pursuit of British Officers

While George Hanger was for a time in limbo, waiting in mid May 1780 for a decision on his part in the British arrangements for... The post Fire-Hunting by Night in South Carolina: A Pursuit of British Officers appeared first on Journal of the American...

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