Author: Stuart Hatfield

Stuart Hatfield lives in Muskegon, Michigan. He earned his Masters in Military History from AMU (focused on the American Revolution). He currently works in IT and has published three novels and currently curates an American Military History blog at He also spends his free time museum hopping, always an adventure. His current research/writing project is a look at the relationship between the Continental Congress and the Continental Army. As far as history goes, the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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The Resignation Revolution

The threat of resigning one’s military commission under protest is almost a matter of tradition. If your leaders made a decision you did not think was in the best interest of either yourself or your comrades, you offered up your resignation. It was a matter of honor. Should your resignation be received, you found yourself […]

by Stuart Hatfield
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Continental Congress vs. Continental Army: Strategy and Personnel Decisions

When the American Revolution became a shooting war, it was left to the Continental Congress to become the body of state for the thirteen colonies. They had to build a functioning central government, build an economy, find allies and build a military force that would help them stand up to Great Britain. Over the course […]

by Stuart Hatfield