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This Week on Dispatches: Tom Hogan on the Milford, Connecticut, Cartel

On this week’s Dispatches, host Brady Crytzer interviews historian and JAR contributor Tom Hogan on his research into the fate of the American prisoners known as the “Milford Cartel.” New episodes of Dispatches are available for free every Saturday evening (Eastern United States Time) on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, Amazon Music, and the JAR Dispatches web site. Dispatches […]

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Trading Generals

During the American Revolution, many players were removed from the chess board of war as a result of capture. From individual soldiers and sailors to entire armies, captives fell into the hands of the enemy, the largest numbers usually after defeats. Negotiations to repatriate these men varied from fairly successful to complete failures. In fact, […]

by William M. Welsch