Category Archives: Northern Theater
Emerging Revolutionary War welcomes back guest historian Katie Turner Getty. Towering over Charlestown, Massachusetts, its foundation set in sacred battleground soil, the Bunker Hill Monument is a 221 foot obelisk commemorating the Battle of Bunker Hill. The cornerstone of the … Continue reading
Emerging Revolutionary War is honored to welcome back historian Katie Turner Getty. Biography of Ms. Getty is below the post. On April 19, 1775, the placid farm of fifty-eight-year-old Jason Russell of Menotomy erupted into carnage when he, along with … Continue reading
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