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“He Stood the Field with Great Bravery” The Story of Major Andrew Leitch, Part 1

After his first battlefield victory at the Battle of Harlem Heights on September 16, 1776, General George Washington wrote “The General most heartily thanks the troop commanded yesterday by Major Andrew Leitch, who first advanced upon the enemy, and the … Continue reading

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Greatest Leaders of the American Revolution You Have Never Heard Of

Part OneĀ  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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