Top 10 Articles of September 2017


September 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

This September we welcomed two new writers—Bradley Sussner and Tom Shachtman—and published a flurry of fascinating articles. We are all anxiously awaiting the publication of our latest book series book, John Adams vs Thomas Paine: Rival Plans for the Early Republic by Jett B. Conner. Below are the top 10 most popular articles of September:

  1. Roger Sherman: The Only Man Who Signed All Four Founding Documents by Richard J. Werther
  2. A Fresh Look at Major Patrick Ferguson by Wayne Lynch
  3. James Lafayette (James Armistead), American Spy by Ken Daigler
  4. Thomas Jefferson, the American Revolution, and the Creation of a Republican World by Zachary Brown
  5. The Widow’s Apron: Life, Death, and a Forgotten Skirmish Along the Old Blackstock Road by Conner Runyan
  6. America’s First Black Ops by Bob Ruppert
  7. The French Bread Connection by Tom Shachtman
  8. Commodore Lewis/Louis Warrington, France’s Revolutionary Gift to America by Patrick H. Hannum
  9. Patient Hero: John Henry and the Earliest American Account of Posttraumatic Stress by Bradley Sussner
  10. The 3rd New Jersey Regiment’s Ticonderoga Vendetta by Philip D. Weaver

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