Author Archives: Mark Maloy

250th Anniversary of the Burning of the Gaspee

On June 9, 1772, a group of prominent Rhode Islanders rowed out to His Majesty’s schooner Gaspee, which had run aground six miles south of Providence while on an anti-smuggling patrol. After threatening and shooting its commanding officer, the raiders … Continue reading

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Historic Smoke: An Evening with John Adams of Liberty Cigars

Join us this Sunday (May 29) at 7 p.m. ET on our Facebook page as we welcome our good friend John Adams of Liberty Cigars. John takes inspiration from the Founding Fathers and Revolutionary War figures to create his cigars. … Continue reading

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Emerging Revolutionary War featured in new documentary: Kelsey Grammer’s Historic Battles for America

Debuting this week on Fox Nation is a new documentary series that highlights some of the important battles in American history. From Fox Nation: “In Kelsey Grammar’s Battles for America: Crucial Conflicts, Kelsey Grammar takes a deep dive into eight … Continue reading

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The Irish Rebellion of 1798 and the Battle of Vinegar Hill

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from all us at Emerging Revolutionary War! The Irish contributed significantly to the cause of American independence. A large percentage of the Continental army was made up of Irish immigrants and Americans of Irish descent. One … Continue reading

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63 Podcast Episodes Available Wherever You Stream Podcasts!

Miss us this Sunday? Our “Rev War Revelry” Sunday evening discussions on all things Revolutionary War happen every other Sunday evening live on our Facebook page, and are available afterwards to watch on our YouTube channel. We now have uploaded … Continue reading

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Happy Washington’s Birthday! (Not Presidents Day)

Happy Washington’s Birthday (observed) from all of us at Emerging Revolutionary War. Though commonly incorrectly referred to as Presidents Day, the federal holiday is specifically for George Washington only. The indispensable man of America’s founding, Washington was “first in war, … Continue reading

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An Evening about George Washington

On February 11, 1731/32 George Washington was born at Popes Creek Plantation in the Northern Neck of Virginia. Seems like we have the date wrong? Actually, George had two birthdays, one in the old style calendar and one with the … Continue reading

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Introducing the Emerging Revolutionary War Podcast!

A new year and a new way to follow Emerging Revolutionary War! For 2022, we’re proud to unveil the Emerging Revolutionary War Podcast! We have taken the audio from our “Rev War Revelry” discussions (available on Facebook and YouTube) and … Continue reading

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“The Crossing” Movie Watch Party Tomorrow Night

Merry Christmas from all of us at Emerging Revolutionary War! One of our favorite Christmas movies to watch is the movie “The Crossing”. In this movie, Jeff Daniels portrays George Washington on the eve of the battle of Trenton. The … Continue reading

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George Washington’s Christmas Eve Homecoming

On December 23, 1783, George Washington, the victorious commander of the Continental Army, resigned his commission and gave up his power. The only historic precedent to this action was in the days of ancient Rome when the Roman hero Cincinnatus … Continue reading

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