Year in Review: Top 30 Articles of 2014

 Milestones

2014 Website Statistics (and Two-Year Totals)

  • 30 new contributors (78 total)
  • 230 articles published (492; browse the archives)
  • 1,260 comments (2460)
  • 570,000 visitors/sessions (820,000)
  • 440,000 unique readers/users (635,000)
  • 850,000 pagesviews (1,230,000)

Top 30 Articles of 2014

  1. AMC’s “Turn”: Everything Historians Need to Know by Michael Schellhammer
  2. George Washington’s Top 10 Talents According to John Adams by John L. Smith, Jr.
  3. 8 Fast Facts About Camp Followers by Robert M. Dunkerly
  4. The Talented Major Tallmadge by Richard F. Welch
  5. You Say Huzzah! They Said Huzzay! by Norman Fuss
  6. 8 Fast Facts About Hessians by Bethany Collins
  7. The Service of Colonel William Campbell of Virginia by John Beakes
  8. The 25 Deadliest Battles of the Revolutionary War by Todd Andrlik
  9. How Old Were Redcoats? Age and Experience of British Soldiers in America by Don N. Hagist
  10. Top 10 Reasons to Join the British Army by Don N. Hagist
  11. 10 Myths for the Fourth of July by Ray Raphael
  12. Abraham Woodhull: The Spy Named Samuel Culper by Michael Schellhammer
  13. Who Shot First? The Americans! by Derek W. Beck
  14. Dissecting the Timeline of Paul Revere’s Ride by Derek W. Beck
  15. Explaining Pennsylvania’s Militia by Thomas Verenna
  16. You Won’t Believe How Samuel Adams Recruited Sons of Liberty by J. L. Bell
  17. The Darker Side of the Militia by Thomas Verenna
  18. Sleepy Hollow: Some Historical Perspective by Thomas Verenna
  19. Revolutionary War History Geek Gift Guide 2014 by Editors
  20. A Meal Afloat by Lars D. H. Hedbor
  21. Paul Revere’s Other Riders by Ray Raphael
  22. George Washington and the Body-Snatchers by J. L. Bell
  23. Take Notice: The Not-so-1776 Recruiting Poster by Ray Raphael and Benjamin H. Irvin
  24. The Myth of “Granny Gates” by Will Monk
  25. Franklin’s Top 15 Items to Take on a Cruise by John L. Smith, Jr.
  26. Top 10 American Loyalist Officers by Gene Procknow
  27. AMC’s “Turn” – First Season Review by Steven Paul Mark
  28. Top 10 British Losers by Andrew O’Shaughnessy
  29. Did Paul Revere’s Ride Really Matter by J. L. Bell
  30. William Lee & Oney Judge: A Look at George Washington & Slavery by Mary V. Thompson

Most Viral Articles of 2014*

  1. 8 Fast Facts About Camp Followers (2000+)
  2. AMC’s “Turn”: Everything Historians Need to Know (1600+)
  3. Top 10 Reasons to Join the British Army (1400+)
  4. 8 Fast Facts About Hessians (1300+)
  5. George Washington’s Top 10 Talents According to John Adams (1200+)
  6. You Say Huzzah! They Said Huzzay! (1200+)

 *(Based on Facebook “Likes” and Twitter “Tweets“)

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