Category Archives: Northern Theater
Review: Brandywine, A Military History of the Battle that Lost Philadelphia but Saved America, September 11, 1777 by Michael C. Harris
In southeast Pennsylvania on September 11, 1777, the largest battle, by number of combatants, was fought between the British forces under Lord General William Howe and the Continental and militia forces under General George Washington. After the day long engagement, … Continue reading
Lexington Green 242 years later, the question still remains…. Who fired first?
Emerging Revolutionary War is honored to welcome back historian Katie Turner Getty. “Mr. Malcom, I hope you are not going to strike this boy with that stick.” The speaker was 31-year-old Boston shoemaker and Tea Party participant, George Robert Twelves … Continue reading
Emerging Revolutionary War is honored to welcome guest historian Derek Maxfield as the author of this post. A biography of Mr. Maxfield is at the end. A trek to Conesus, NY, to pay my respects to Capt. Daniel Shays – … Continue reading
Emerging Revolutionary War is honored to welcome guest historian Katie Turner Getty. A short biography is at the bottom of the post. In terms of historical significance, few American cities rival Boston, where shades and shadows of the Revolution can … Continue reading
Recently, I had the chance to head to New England to take photos for an upcoming publication in the Emerging Revolutionary War Series. While there I ventured to Salem, Massachusetts and New Castle, New Hampshire. Two great places filled with American history and … Continue reading