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Christmas 1776

In preparation for an upcoming publication by¬†Emerging Revolutionary War’s historian Mark Maloy, I was doing some light reading about the Battles of Trenton and Princeton. That is when I came across the following quote by the late Albert Chestone; “The … Continue reading

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North Jersey American Revolution Round Table

Two of the most significant battles of the war happened in the state of New Jersey; Trenton and Princeton. The harshest winter of the war for the Continental Army was at Morristown, New Jersey. Maybe it is only fitting that … Continue reading

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

A fisherman by trade before the war, the savior of the American Continental Army during the war on two occasions, and returned to civilian life with personal, physical, and economic hardships because of the war. That one line could simply … Continue reading

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Christmas, 1776

On Christmas, 1776, George Washington took the greatest gamble of the American Revolution, up to that date. On that cold and snowy night, with an ice-clogged river, and an army teetering on the verge of disintegration, the American commander led … Continue reading

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James Monroe at War

  Part One Emerging Revolutionary War is honored to welcome guest historian Scott H. Harris, Director of the James Monroe Museum. It is one of the great exploits of the American Revolution.¬† On the night of December 25, 1776, General … Continue reading

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