What happened to British war dead in the American Revolutionary War?
A series of mini-stories that illuminate the nitty-gritty of colonial America’s desperate struggle at sea
R. Scott Stephenson, director of interpretation and collections for the Museum of the American Revolution, looks toward the 2016 opening date.
Download a PDF of Tom Fleming's prize-winning story about George Washington at the Battle of Brooklyn!
Taxes have led to warfare since ancient times
Eight significant retreats, from ancient Greece to the modern era
Nathaniel Philbrick explores the pivotal Battle of Bunker Hill and how Bostonians set the tone for the remainder of the American Revolution.
For his new book My American Revolution, Robert Sullivan combined thorough research with extraordinary fieldwork to illuminate the American Revolution and draw ties to the present.
'American Experience: First Freedom - The Fight for Religious Liberty,' premiering Dec. 18 on PBS, is an informative, even-handed examination of why America's founders made religious liberty a basic human right.
After Spain declared war against Britain in June 1779, Spanish colonel Bernardo de Gálvez led one of the most diverse military forces ever assembled in North America to open a second front on the Gulf Coast, a region the British had hoped to quickly secure and turn against the rebellious colonists.
Gold and silver from Havana allowed American troops to trap Lord Cornwallis and his army at the Battle of Yorktown
Eliot A. Cohen names the best and worst secretaries of war in American history
Willard Sterne Randall delivers a detailed, personal profile of the Patriot hero in his new book Ethan Allen: His Life and Times.
Will the real Ethan Allen stand up? Willard Sterne Randall discusses his new biography.
The Swamp Fox is one of history's greatest guerrilla leaders. Just ask the Redcoats.
The brutal 1778 Cherry Valley Massacre prompted a wide-ranging punitive expedition that broke Iroquois power