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This Week on Dispatches: Patrick Hannum on the Meeting of the Three Commanders

On this week’s Dispatches, host Brady Crytzer interviews historian, decorated Marine veteran, and JAR contributor Patrick Hannum on the historic meeting between George Washington,... The post This Week on Dispatches: Patrick Hannum on the Meeting of...

Edgehill 164

 Today's anniversary. The Sealed Knot are reenacting it this weekend. Wiki
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 23 Oct 2021

"Poltava". Russian 54-Gun Battleship of 1712. St Petersburg, Russia

 Our Russian reenactor friends get to play on this beauty. To see more and hear the fifes and drums go to their Facebook page"Poltava" was a 54-gun ship of the line of the Russian Navy that was launched on 15th of June, 1712 from Saint Petersburg. The...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 22 Oct 2021

300th anniversary

 According to Wikipedia today's anniversary.1721 – Russian Empire is proclaimed by Tsar Peter I after the Swedish defeat in the Great Northern War.To clarify author Boris Megorsky said this:Strictly speaking, it was not proclaiming the country an empire...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 22 Oct 2021

Nördlingen 1634

 Out today folksTHE BATTLE OF NÖRDLINGEN 1634The Bloody Fight Between Tercios and BrigadesIn 1634 the Thirty Years' War had taken a spectacular turn. The great protagonists of 1630, King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden and Generals Tilly and Wallenstein were...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 21 Oct 2021

Bigelow wins the James A. Rawley Prize for “Mining Language”

Congratulations to Allison Margaret Bigelow! She has been awarded the James A. Rawley Prize for Mining Languge: Racial Thinking, Indigenous Knolwedge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World (UNC-Omohundro, 2020). This is the first...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 21 Oct 2021

A Video Tour of the American Revolution at Yorktown and the Yorktown Battlefield

Considered the last major battle of the American Revolution, Yorktown is synonymous with American victory. It was the beginning of the end of the... The post A Video Tour of the American Revolution at Yorktown and the Yorktown Battlefield appeared first...

Karoline P. Cook Wins the Natalie Zemon Davis Prize!

Renaissance and Reformation awarded the 2020 Natalie Zemon Davis Prize for the best article to appear in its journal to Karoline P. Cook, “Claiming Nobility in the Monarquía Hispánica: The Search for Status by Inca, Aztec, and Nasrid Descendants at...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 20 Oct 2021

Review: Redemption from Tyranny: Herman Husband’s American Revolution

Book Review: Redemption from Tyranny: Herman Husband’s American Revolution by Bruce E. Stewart (Charlottesville, VA and London: University of Virginia Press, 2020) On a... The post Review: Redemption from Tyranny: Herman Husband’s American Revolution...

The Yorktown Tragedy: Washington’s Slave Roundup

On October 19, 1781, Gen. George Washington attained his apex as a soldier. Straddling a spirited charger at the head of a formidable Franco-American... The post The Yorktown Tragedy: Washington’s Slave Roundup appeared first on Journal of the American...

Review: Mind and Hearts: The Story of James Otis Jr. and Mercy Otis Warren

BOOK REVIEW: Minds and Hearts: The Story of James Otis Jr. and Mercy Otis Warren by Jeffrey Hacker (Amherst, MA: Bright Leaf/University of Massachusetts Press,... The post Review: Mind and Hearts: The Story of James Otis Jr. and Mercy Otis Warren appeared...

Battle of Kloster Kampen 176

 Death of Nicolas-Louis d'Assas at Kloster KampenToday's anniversary us this SYW battle. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 15 Oct 2021

Coming soon from Helion

They say  ''Final cover just signed off, ready for this to go to print tomorrow. Should be out by the end of the month, and you can register interest via the Helion and Company Publishing website: https://www.helion.co.uk/military-history-books/hastenbeck-1757-the-french-army-and-the-opening-campaign-of-the-seven-years-war.php''
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 14 Oct 2021

Hochkirch 1758

 Today's anniversary is this SYW battle.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 14 Oct 2021

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...

Engagement and articles entered into by the corps of Hitchin volunteers

Title: Engagement and articles entered into by the corps of Hitchin volunteers, upon their enrolment [sic]. Manufacture: Hitchin : Printed by J. Bedford, August 31, 1803. Catalog Record 63 803 H675En Acquired April 2020
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 12 Oct 2021

Terrain and Tactics: Detailed Perspectives From William Howe’s War Plan of 1776

The objective of the 1776 British campaign was straightforward: capture New York and crush the American rebellion. The plan was the brainchild of British... The post Terrain and Tactics: Detailed Perspectives From William Howe’s War Plan of 1776 appeared...

Officer of the Russian Ingermanland Regiment, 1757

 By Sergey Minchenkov of Historical costume storeland
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 11 Oct 2021

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