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1st Maryland’s 2nd Last Stand

I was recently reading the superb book by Patrick O’Donnell on Washington’s Immortals, which brought me back to a talk I did about the same Marylanders in the American Revolution a few years back. Below is an excerpt of that talk and highlights … Continue reading

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The Greatest Leaders of the American Revolution You Have Never Heard Of

Part Two (for part one click here) For the next year and a half, until he was exchanged for a British officer captured in the Battle of Saratoga, Williams faced an ordeal that would continue to haunt him for the … Continue reading

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Greatest Leaders of the American Revolution You Have Never Heard Of

Part One  When I was completing my graduate degree in American history from George Mason University a few years back, I took on the challenge of trying to examine the motivations of American soldiers during the American Revolutionary War. The … Continue reading

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