Tag Archives: Siege of Savannah

Savannah, an International Engagement

Last week I wrote about the various German principalities that contributed manpower to the British attempt to subdue the colonies. I ended the post with: “An introduction to another aspect of how the American Revolution had far reaching international complications … Continue reading

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Lachlan McIntosh

On a recent trip to Valley Forge National Historical Park I came across the monument to featured below, of a general that did not initially ring a bell in my memory. So I did a little investigating. The first name … Continue reading

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Last Home of Jefferson Davis, Last Resting Place of Samuel Emory Davis

Over the Thanksgiving holiday my wife and I visited friends along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The mutual friends knew about my keen interest in American history and had planned an excursion accordingly. Within a fifteen-minute drive of where we were … Continue reading

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