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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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Along The Way

   It’s nearly 25 years ago now. I was driving through western North Carolina, on my way south to Cowpens National Battlefield located in Gaffney, SC, scene of the January 17, 1781, battle.    These were the days before the … Continue reading

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Lt. Col. John Laurens’ Post-Monmouth Letter

Lieutenant Colonel John Laurens of South Carolina had served as part of George Washington’s military family since early August 1777. Just 23-years-old during the summer of 1778, Laurens had established himself as one of Washington’s most trusted aides, as well … Continue reading

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John Paul Jones Endangers Dutch Neutrality

On the morning of September 25, 1779 from the deck of his new prize, the British frigate Serapis, John Paul Jones watched his former ship, Bonhomme Richard slide beneath the waves off Flamborough Head on Britain’s east coast.  It had been a brutal fight … Continue reading

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Before the Revolution

When studying history we tend to divide time periods up and compartmentalize them for our own ease of study and understanding. Yet when we step back and look, it becomes obvious how events flow one into another. There is a … 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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2022 Revolutionary War Symposium: The World Turned Upside Down: The Impact on a Global Scale – Registration now open!

The link to register for the Third annual Emerging Revolutionary War Symposium on September 24, 2022 is now live! To register for this year’s symposium visit: https://shop.alexandriava.gov/EventPurchase.aspx Emerging Revolutionary War is excited to continue our partnership with Gadsby’s Tavern Museum … Continue reading

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