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The 1779 Shipwreck Defence: An American Revolutionary War Privateer By Sheli Smith
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Over thirty years ago, students in engineering and history at the Maine Maritime Academy joined forces to apply science and technology to a mystery of history, the final disposition of the ships... More > engaged in the 1779 Penobscot Fleet disaster. The result was this discovery of the American Revolutionary War privateer, Defence. Thus began an odyssey of amazing partnerships and archaeological discoveries as numerous institutions, companies and organizations banded together to examine the rare 18th-century find. The material culture recovered from Defence was diverse and abundant capturing a unique glimpse of life at sea aboard an American privater in 1779.< Less
The 1779 Shipwreck Defence: An American Revolutionary War Privateer By Sheli Smith
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Over thirty years ago, students in engineering and history at the Maine Maritime Academy joined forces to apply science and technology to a mystery of history, the final disposition of the ships... More > engaged in the 1779 Penobscot Fleet disaster. The result was this discovery of the American Revolutionary War privateer, Defence. Thus began an odyssey of amazing partnerships and archaeological discoveries as numerous institutions, companies and organizations banded together to examine the rare 18th-century find. The material culture recovered from Defence was diverse and abundant capturing a unique glimpse of life at sea aboard an American privater in 1779.< Less
Betty Zane: Western Heroine in American Revolutionary War By Zane Grey
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Elizabeth "Betty" Zane McLaughlin Clark was William Andrew Zane and Nancy Ann Zane's daughter. She was honored as a heroine of the Revolutionary War on the American frontier. In 1769,... More > Ebenezer, Silas and Jonathan who were Zane brothers migrated from Moorefield, Hardy County, West Virginia and finally settled at present-day Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia. The other Zane family’s members later joined them at the new residence. On September 11, 1782, in accordance to a historical marker in Wheeling, the Zane family was being chased in Fort Henry by American Indian enemies. During the fight, her father was wounded and fell from the top of the fort right in front of her while Betty was loading a Kentucky rifle. The chief of the fort said, "We have lost two men, one Mr. Zane and the other gentlemen, and we need black gunpowder."< Less
Backcountry Revolutionary By William T. Graves
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Biography of Col. James Williams, highest ranking Patriot officer to die from wounds suffered at the Battle of Kings Mountain, October 7, 1780. The book is fully indexed with maps and source... More > documents relating to one of the Revolutionary War's forgotten heroes.< Less
The Fulkersons in the Battle of King's Mountain - Revolutionary War Story By Stewart Dunaway
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This book provides an overview of early American history, followed by the Revolutionary War. This book was written from the research I compiled from my Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)... More > application, being related to an American soldier that fought in the famous Battle at King's Mountain. This book covers details of King’s Mountain including old pictures and current pictures which helps properly document this battle. I also cover Hillsborough, NC history and key revolutionary citizens including their homes. There are many pictures in this book almost 1-2 per page. Even if you don’t care about the Fulkerson family, this book covers enough historical information that I believe it has educational value for all ages and interest in early American history.< Less
Seizing the Forts: A novel of the Revolutionary War on Lake Champlain By Dan Forth
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This novel of the Revolutionary War on Lake Champlain puts you in the middle of the exciting first months of action on the lake as bands of American volunteers seize Fort Ticonderoga from the British... More > and then take the war north into Canada. It is nautical fiction, a story of ships and small boats and brave men challenging the mightiest empire in the world. This is the first book of a series set in the first year of the Revolution along the traditional lake and river passageways between the American settlements along the Hudson River and the British forces north of the lake. The hero is just who he should be: a young man who finds himself and his country in the confusion and danger of a stirring time in American history.< Less
Pennsylvania's Traitors and Criminals During the Revolutionary War By Don Corbly
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In 1775 the American colonies revolted against British rule. The pre-founding fathers were faced with innumerable problems. Not only did they administer the war through General Washington, they also... More > governed the thirteen colonies which considered themselves autonomous states. This book contains copies of the original minutes of the governing body; the reader can follow the daily problems that beset them. Over 2,200 colonists' names are included in the index. Their locations at various times can be discovered mainly in the records of auctions of forfeited estates. This is an invaluable source for genealogy minded readers.< Less
Civil War in the American Revolution By Stewart Dunaway
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This book details the civil war that occurred in North Carolina during the American Revolutionary War. The fighting between Tory and Patriot was severe, and the Southern Campaign is not that well... More > known. This book focuses on this aspect of the Revolutionary War. It includes a lot of details, from primary sources so that the reader can get first hand knowledge from those involved and not just prose from an author or historian. Included is a detailed discussion about the Pardon and Oblivion Act and other NC specific Acts that detail the "healing" of the state. This was required to integrate Loyalist and Patriot back together.< Less
Revolutionary Rosanna Book 1: Resolution By Christina Roberts
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1776: Rosanna Hall's fashionable New York life is ripped from her. Destitute, she becomes a prostitute. Rosanna's world view is rocked when a British officer murders a Continental soldier in public,... More > and everyone laughs. Donning the soldier's uniform, she joins the rebel army as a man. It's in that unlikely place that Rosanna finds romance and friendship.< Less
Seizing the Forts: A novel of the Revolutionary War on Lake Champlain By Dan Forth
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This novel of the Revolutionary War on Lake Champlain puts you in the middle of the exciting first months of action on the lake as bands of American volunteers seize Fort Ticonderoga from the British... More > and then take the war north into Canada. It is nautical fiction, a story of ships and small boats and brave men challenging the mightiest empire in the world. This is the first book of a series set in the first year of the Revolution along the traditional lake and river passageways between the American settlements along the Hudson River and the British forces north of the lake. The hero is just who he should be: a young man who finds himself and his country in the confusion and danger of a stirring time in American history.< Less