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Feel good feeling about ‘The Patriot’

Rating 3.5/5

While the film may not be historically accurate, it was a good source of fun, summer entertainment when it was released in June 2000. 460 more words

Film Review

REVIEW: A Flight of Arrows by Lori Benton

Set during the Revolutionary War, this book follows “rebel” new Americans and the Oneida Indians as they face off against the British and Indian tribes loyal to the crown.  122 more words

Book Reviews

"Anxious of showing my zeal for the love of my Country, I entered myself as a Cadet…"

When Maryland put together its regiment as directed by the Continental Congress in 1776, it needed officers to command the troops. The regiment had nine companies, as well as seven independent companies. 771 more words

Maryland 400

Thomas Heyward, Jr., Patriotic Songwriter and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Thomas Heyward was born in St. Luke’s parish, on July 28, 1746, in the province of Old House, Beaufort Count, South Carolina. His father, Colonel Daniel Heyward, was a planter of great wealth, which he had chiefly acquired by his industry. 855 more words

British History

Ancestors Who Served In The Revolutionary War

As I research my genealogy I am finding that most of the men served in the military.  In early days this meant serving in the local militia.   22 more words

Genealogy

US postal service founded in 1775 to assist with war efforts

Continental Congress authorized postal service in July 1775 to assist with communication between Congress and Colonist war efforts against crown. Ben Franklin was first postmaster, of course, a role he had for the colonies under England. 39 more words

A Tribute to Robert Treat Paine

The city of Boston, Massachusetts is steeped in American Revolutionary War history. The city has designed an entire trail–the “Freedom Trail”–a footpath that leads interested visitors around the city to the areas of most importance. 365 more words

Revolutionary War