Norman Desmarais, Revolutionary War author and historian
This Week in History
Charleston, South Carolina.
Thompson's Island, Massachusetts. British send a watering party to Thompson’s Island which is fired on.
A British fleet takes two prize sloops from New Haven.
Newport, Rhode Island.
English Neighborhood, New Jersey. Some Loyalists attack a post held by Col. Levi Pawling.
Abercorn Creek, Georgia.
A New York privateer schooner captures a sloop.
South Carolina galleys Congress and Lee and a sloop engage the armed sloop Greenwich and a British galley.
British prisoners take two Whig vessels.
Salkehatchie River, South Carolina.
near Woodbridge, New Jersey.
A Spanish sloop and the armed launch from the Galveztown fire grape shot at any Crown troops near the harbor.
The Irish privateer Star and Garter takes a large French sloop.
The Prince William captures a little Whig sloop.
The packet Hancock & Hampton drives a Crown galley ashore.
The sloop Fiery Trial captures a galley.
The French Depart Newport. Journal of the American Revolution. March 17, 2023.
French Military Hospitals in Rhode Island.Online Journal of Rhode Island History March 17, 2023.
A French Duel in Newport Online Journal of Rhode Island History. February 19, 2022.
The Blessing of the Flags. Journal of the American Revolution. January 12, 2022.
The French Newspaper in Newport Online Journal of Rhode Island History. December 3, 2021.
“Gazette Françoise,” The French Gazette in Newport, Rhode Island. Journal of the American Revolution.. June 29, 2021.
Why Newport Scorned the French in 1780. Online Journal of Rhode Island History. January 1, 2021.
The First Catholic Mass in Rhode Island—Newport, 1780. Online Journal of Rhode Island History. February 2, 2019.
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