Revolutionary War Author and Historian

by Norm Desmarais

Revolutionary Imprints

Actions This Week

May 30, 1775

Jerry's Point, New Hampshire.

HMS Scarborough seizes two provision vessels.

 

1777

Hancock vs. HMS Somerset.

 

1778

Cobus Kill/Cobleskill, New York.

Mount Airy, near Germantown, Pennsylvania.

 

1779

White Plains, New York.

 

1780

New Bridge/Zabriskie Mills, New Jersey. 300 Loyalists mistake each other for Whigs and have a heated exchange among themselves.

 

1781

Pensacola, Florida. Loyalists and German troops make a bayonet attack on the Spanish entrenchments.

 

Recent Articles

The First Catholic Mass in Rhode Island—Newport, 1780. Online Journal of Rhode Island History. February 2, 2019.

http://smallstatebighistory.com/identifying-french-landing-site-newport/

 

The French Landing Site in Newport. Online Journal of Rhode Island History. January 26, 2017.

http://smallstatebighistory.com/identifying-french-landing-site-newport/

 

Rochambeau’s Arrest.  Journal of the American Revolution. November 15, 2016. https://allthingsliberty.com/2016/11/rochambeaus-arrest/

 

 

The French Soldiers Commemorated at the North Burial Ground in Providence. Online Journal of Rhode Island History. Oct. 15, 2015.

http://smallstatebighistory.com/the-french-soldiers-commemorated-at-the-north-burial-ground-in-providence/

 

Russia and the American War for Independence. Journal of the American Revolution. Sept. 14, 2015

http://allthingsliberty.com/2015/09/russia-and-the-american-war-for-independence/

 

 

 

Featured Book(s)

Books

New for 2019 Books

 America's First Ally: France in the Revolutionary War
Pub Date: June 2019