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Thaddeus Kosciuszko: “Patron Saint of West Point”

In Douglas S. Freeman’s biography of Robert E. Lee, he noted: Corps activities took a certain amount of Lee’s time that winter. Kosciuszko was... The post Thaddeus Kosciuszko: “Patron Saint of West Point” appeared first on Journal of the American...

In Defense of Mount Independence

It’s an understatement to say that the spring of 1776 had not gone well for the American army in Canada. After a campaign that... The post In Defense of Mount Independence appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

This Week on Dispatches: Joseph E. Wroblewski on John Paul Jones and Thaddeus Kosciuszko in Warsaw, 1789

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews JAR contributor Joseph E. Wroblewski about the chance encounter of two legendary figures of American independence, John... The post This Week on Dispatches: Joseph E. Wroblewski on John...

General Nathanael Greene—Intelligence Manager

It is well known that George Washington was Nathanael Greene’s mentor in many ways, but luckily for many of us he did not completely... The post General Nathanael Greene—Intelligence Manager appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

John Paul Jones and Thaddeus Kosciuszko: Encounter in Warsaw 1789

During September–October 1789, two heroes of the American War of Independence, both members of the Society of Cincinnati, were in the Polish capital of... The post John Paul Jones and Thaddeus Kosciuszko: Encounter in Warsaw 1789 appeared first...

Monuments to the American Revolution

Along with the Civil War, the American Revolution is one of the two most iconic events in American history. The Revolution has inspired countless... The post Monuments to the American Revolution appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Henry Champion: An Officer Resigns

Some people are drawn to flame, perhaps just a momentary fascination, but it can get one scolded, especially by the Commander-in-Chief. “I had just... The post Henry Champion: An Officer Resigns appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Thadeuz Kosciusko and the American Legacy in Europe

Monarchy everywhere fundamentally detested the American colonists. They expected subjects to respect the crown and abide established class rule. They resented our insubordination and... The post Thadeuz Kosciusko and the American Legacy in Europe appeared...

Top 5 Foreign Continental Army Officers (Other Than Lafayette)

At the war’s outset, there was a dearth of proven military leadership within the thirteen colonies severely limiting the Continental Army’s ability to engage the British on equal terms. This paucity of military leadership was especially pronounced...

Exploring the Tunnel at Ninety Six

This spring archeologists, local firefighters, and National Park Service staff started to explore a tunnel dug during a siege in South Carolina in 1781. This is apparently the only tunnel created during a Revolutionary War siege to survive, and in fact...
From: Boston 1775 on 18 May 2014

“More Moving Parts to This Machine”

The public discussion of Thomas Jefferson and slavery continued this month as The Atlantic Monthly’s Ta-Nehisi Coates posted an essay about a comment that the third President was caught in an “economic system of which no alternative was readily available.”...
From: Boston 1775 on 20 Dec 2012

Academic History, Popular History, and Jefferson’s Slaveholding

A more salient element of the debate over Henry Wiencek’s Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves than differing interpretations is the divide between popular and academic history. Wiencek is an “independent scholar,” not an academic....
From: Boston 1775 on 29 Nov 2012