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Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War that Won It

I received a prerelease e-copy of this book through NetGalley (publication date May 5, 2015) with the expectation that I will post a review on their site and others (my blog, Goodreads, Facebook, Google +, LinkedIn, Twitter, Amazon, etc.). 158 more words

Revolutionary War

Stark Park

Its a quite night at the beginning of May. I throw the window open, looking out as the final rays pass through the sky. The world is changing. 391 more words


Room, Officers', for the use of.

Sometimes I feel like a third wheel at Rev War events. There is not always a lot for women to do besides chores, and the public often ignore us. 259 more words

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Battle of Blandford

On April 25,  approximately 2,500 smartly dressed but campaign worn uniformed invaders  attacked Virginians defending their homes and hearths around Petersburg, Virginia.

One would suspect that the next few sentences would talk about the latest Union excursion against their Southern counterparts in the nine month siege that broke the back of the Confederacy. 357 more words

Emerging Civil War

Surreal School

The School of Instruction is always interesting, and this year was no exception. One of my favorite activities is walking with the troops (well, behind). The experience is… 190 more words

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Fields of the Fatherless, by Elaine Marie Cooper

It’s 1775 and the colonies are almost up in arms. In the little town of Menotomy, Betsy Russell struggles to keep her faith. She can’t decide whether to hate the British redcoats or love them as the Bible says to do. 83 more words

What I learned in Soldier School is...

As a child of the Spongebob Era, I couldn’t help but be reminded of this clip from the show as I attempted to come up with a title for this post. 474 more words

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