Author: Ennis Duling

Ennis Duling lives in East Poultney, Vermont, on land settled by a Revolutionary War veteran. Now retired, he was the communications director at Castleton State College (Castleton University), which is located eight miles south of the Hubbardton Battlefield. In addition to the American Revolution, his interests include local and Vermont history, the history of education, and the social ferment of the early nineteenth century. His articles on the American Revolution have appeared in Journal of the American Revolution, Vermont History and Historical New Hampshire. He was an editor of Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution, published in June 2017 by the Mount Independence Coalition. He serves on the boards of the Mount Independence Coalition and the Poultney Historical Society.

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Arnold, Hazen and the Mysterious Major Scott

In July 1776, Brig. Gen. Benedict Arnold brought charges against Col. Moses Hazen for disobeying orders and neglecting merchandise seized in Montréal. Hazen was a Massachusetts-born Québec landowner and merchant who commanded a small regiment of Canadians in the Continental army. In April when Arnold took command in Montréal, he called Hazen “a sensible judicious […]

by Ennis Duling