Top 10 Articles of 2016 (so far)


June 30, 2016
by Editors Also by this Author


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While we’re on holiday (returning July 11), we thought we’d provide a list of the top 10 articles of 2016 (so far). Enjoy!

  1. Untangling British Army Ranks by Don N. Hagist
  2. Mount Independence: “The Most Intact Revolutionary War Site” by Michael Barbieri
  3. 45 Genuine George Washington Quotes During the Revolutionary War by John L. Smith, Jr.
  4. Why God is in the Declaration but not the Constitution by Anthony J. Minna
  5. Top 10 Patriot Militia Commanders of the Revolutionary War by Thomas Thorleifur Sobol
  6. Sexual Liberties of Thomas Jefferson by John L. Smith, Jr.
  7. The Alleged Amorous Affairs of Washington by John L. Smith, Jr.
  8. Battle of Gwynn’s Island: Lord Dunmore’s Last Stand in Virginia by Michael Cecere
  9. Alexander Hamilton, Benedict Arnold and a “forgotten” Publius by Stephen Brumwell
  10. “Dear Rosey”: A Soldier Seeks Help from his Wife by Don N. Hagist


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