Conflict & War

Jean Marie Cardinal: Revolutionary War Hero?

by Steven M. Baule

As the American Bicentennial approached, the Smithsonian Magazine in April 1973 ran a story by Richard W. O’Donnell about Paul Revere not being the...

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Critical Thinking

June 18, 2024

The Moses Ogden Myth: Misremembering the Battle of Connecticut Farms

by Tim Abbott

General histories of the Battle of Connecticut Farms, New Jersey, that was fought on June 7, 1780 tend to miss their mark with the...

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Reviews

June 17, 2024

William Trent: Factor of Ambition

by Timothy Symington

BOOK REVIEW: William Trent: Factor of Ambition by Jason A. Cherry. (Mechanicsburg, PA: Sunberry Press, 2024. $34.95 Paper) Independent historian Jason A. Cherry has...

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People

June 13, 2024

John Warren’s Loss of His Brother Joseph Warren

by Salina B. Baker

On Saturday, June 17, 1775, Abigail Adams and her seven-year-old son, John Quincy, stood on Penn’s Hill near her home in Braintree, Massachusetts. They...

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The War Years (1775-1783)

June 11, 2024

Fighting in the Shadowlands: Loyalist Colonel Thomas Waters and the Southern Strategy

by Robert Scott Davis

Thomas Waters of Georgia was present in crucial events of the American Revolution in Georgia and South Carolina. He represented as an individual the...

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