Tag Archives: Society of Cincinnati

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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#Alarmed

A special thanks to Stacey Fraser at the Lexington Historical Society for the update on the new exhibit described below. If one asked what a buzzword for 21st century communication would be today, what would be your answer? Text? Tweet? … Continue reading

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Nation’s Oldest Historcal Society and First Veterans Organization Issues Appeal to Save the Princeton Battlefield

Emerging Revolutionary War is honored to share the open letter below from the Society of Cincinnati. This open-letter has not been shared with the public. Thank you to Meg Martin, of Civil War Trust / Campaign 1776 for passing it … Continue reading

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James Monroe at War

  Part Two With an excess of officers in the Continental Army and little prospect of getting a field command, James Monroe resigned his commission in 1779.  He became a Lieutenant-Colonel of Virginia forces, but was unable to recruit enough … Continue reading

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