Top 10 Articles of June 2017


June 29, 2017
by Editors Also by this Author


Journal of the American Revolution is the leading source of knowledge about the American Revolution and Founding Era. We feature smart, groundbreaking research and well-written narratives from expert writers. Our work has been featured by the New York Times, TIME magazine, History Channel, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian, Mental Floss, NPR, and more. Journal of the American Revolution also produces annual hardcover volumes, a branded book series, and the podcast, Dispatches

Before we break for Independence Day, we want to extend a hearty welcome to several new writers who joined the JAR squad in June—Katie Turner Getty, Richard J. Werther, Joseph F. Stoltz III, Robert N. Fanelli and Darren R. Reid. That makes an impressive crew of 164 journal writers total!  We will be taking the week of July 3-7 off and would like to wish all our readers, writers and advertisers a very happy second and fourth! Over the holiday, enjoy our top 10 most popular articles of June! And if you haven’t already, be sure to pick up the latest JAR book, The Invasion of Virginia, 1781 by Michael Cecere (Westholme Publishing, 2017).

  1. The Scandalous Divorce Case that Influenced the Declaration of Independence by John L. Smith, Jr.
  2. William Bingham: Forgotten Supplier of the American Revolution by Richard J. Werther
  3. Action At Sabbath Day Point, March 20, 1777 by Gavin K. Watt
  4. Before the Bayonetting: The Untold Story of Capt. Samuel Whittemore by Katie Turner Getty
  5. The April 19, 1775 Civilian Evacuation of Lexington by Alexander Cain
  6. Anti-Indian Radicalisation in the Early American West, 1774-1795 by Darren R. Reid
  7. From Yorktown to England ― Cornwallis’s fraught passage home by Ian Saberton
  8. For God and Country: The Intelligence Role of the Rev. John Vardill by Ken Daigler
  9. One famous, one forgotten: John Eager Howard and Patrick Duffey by Robert N. Fanelli
  10. Le Plus Détaillée: The July 1781 Reconnaissance of New York by Joseph F. Stoltz III

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