This Week on Dispatches: Kim Burdick on Cooch’s Bridge, Delaware’s Only Revolutionary War Battle


January 23, 2022
by Editors Also by this Author


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On this week’s Dispatches, host Brady Crytzer interviews public historian and JAR contributor Kim Burdick on Cooch’s Bridge, an early action in the Philadelphia campaign and the only Revolutionary War battle to be fought in the state of Delaware.

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As your host Brady Crytzer says, “Sit back, relax, and enjoy our interview. . . .”


  • For those of us who are really “into” THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION this is new, interesting, and
    very good. Congratulations of getting it all together .
    i am interested in the 1776 -83 era – and, of course- the Revolution / having had at least one
    “Ancestor” ( JAMES L. CAMPBELL) who fought at the Battle of COOCHES BRIDGE and was
    As a lifetime member of the Philadelphia based – SONS OF THE REVOLUTION – it really gives
    so many people an opportunity to learn so much more about the War and what it started…the
    Henry T. Paiste, III
    1/25/22 (Tuesday) @ 8:23 PM

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