Top 10 Most Popular Articles in March 2013


March 29, 2013
by Editors Also by this Author


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Today is the Journal of the American Revolution‘s 60-article anniversary. Every weekday for 12 straight weeks, Journal of the American Revolution ( has published exclusive and exciting content about the most important event in American history. To avoid bombarding your inbox with a new message every day, this newsletter is only distributed monthly, containing a recap of the previous month’s greatest hits. Since we’re not bringing every bit of content to your doorstep, be sure to click a few times per week for the freshest content not shared in our monthly newsletter.  For instance, our first contest — to win a copy of Ray Raphael’s newest book, Constitutional Myths — is wrapping up Friday (March 29) at noon. As you can see below, the most popular articles published during the month of March came from some well-known authors. If you’re interested in joining our roster of more than a dozen contributors, we’d love to hear from you. Drop us a line at ed****@al**************.com. Our submission guidelines can be found by clicking here. Enjoy!

Top 10 Most Popular JAR Articles in March 2013

10 // The Legacy of Ethan Allen by Michael Schellhammer

9 // Nathan Hale: A Hero’s Fiasco by Michael Schellhammer

8 // From Pounds to Dollars: Money During the Revolution by Lars D. H. Hedbor

7 // The Fate of British Regulars by Don N. Hagist

6 // The Greatest Moment in American History by Thomas Fleming

5 // Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence by Ray Raphael

4 // The Myth of Rifleman Timothy Murphy by Hugh T. Harrington

3 // Unleashing the Dogs of War by Hugh T. Harrington

2 // Thomas Paine’s Inflated Numbers by Ray Raphael

1 // The Fate of the Regulars by Thomas Fleming

Top 3 Articles of All Time

3 // The Essential American Revolution Library by Hugh T. Harrington

2 // The Ultimate Revolutionary War Infographic by Todd Andrlik

1 // Top 10 Facts About British Soldiers by Don N. Hagist


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