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Journal of the American Revolution

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The Tireless Pension Pursuit of Bristol Budd Sampson

21 August 2017

On an October day in 1820, a fourteen-year-old African American boy trudged along a rural lane near the town of Barkhamsted, Connecticut. Two hundred... The post The Tireless Pension...

Celebrating 1,000 Articles (with a Holiday)

21 July 2017

There are a lot of big numbers that demonstrate our exciting growth since publishing our first article in 2013. Four hardcover book series books published  (and...

Bite the Bullet: An Impressive Collection from the Mohawk Valley Campaign

20 July 2017

I recently attended the Third Annual Conference of the American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference in Fort Plain, New York where I met an eighty-seven-year-old... The post Bite the...

Reamstown Provides: A Pennsylvania Town’s Contribution to Valley Forge

19 July 2017

In a cemetery behind the Salem United Church of Christ, in Reamstown, Lancaster County, a boulder stands: This grinding bowl from East Cocalico is... The post Reamstown Provides: A...