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This image depicts the book cover of Sally Wister's Journal. It is a true narrative of Sally Wister who was a young girl who lived through the Revolutionary War. The cover is tan with a portrait of Sally Wister in a box in the center. She has red hair and fare, white skin. She is wearing a white laced dress and a brown brimmed hat.

Sally Wister's Journal

This excerpt from Sally Wister's journal begins as the British marched towards Philadelphia and she fretted over the uncertainty of her place in the war
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This image depicts the book cover of Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence by Alan Gilbert. The main title of the book is written on the left side of the book cover while the secondary title is written in a box on the top right of the cover. The portrait shows a Black patriot firing his rifle. He is surrounded by Redcoats. One redcoat is holding another who has been shot. There are gun shot wounds on his chest and his body is limp.

Black Patriots and Loyalists

This excerpt from Alan Gilbert details the creation of one of one of the most distinguished regiments comprised of both white and black soldiers.
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Memoir of a Revolutionary Soldier

Read an excerpt from Joseph Plumb Martins memoir describing leaving the safety of home for his first deployment for the American Revolution in 1776.
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This image depicts the book cover of The American Revolution, Writings from the War of Independence 1775-1783. It is a black cover while the title of the book is written in white. There is a red, white, and blue stripe running horizontally across the book and at the top right corner is a painting of the British Army and the Continental army in the midst of a battle.

The American Revolution

Read this excerpt of a letter by Benedict Arnold 'to the Inhabitants of America' that reveals the ideological shift he experienced over the course of war.
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This image shows the book cover of Journal of the American Revolution, Volume 1 by Todd Andrlik, Hugh T. Harrington, and Don N. Hagist. The title of the book is written on the top left and the authors names are in smaller print on the bottom left. The cove is a painting of George Washington, on a white horse, wearing a blue jacket and tan pants. He is looking to this right and there is a soldier on the background on horseback pointing his sword to the distance.

Journal of the American Revolution

Read an excerpt from the Journal of the American Revolution.
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Among His Troops

Read an excerpt from the Museum of the American Revolution's Among His Troops Coffee Table Catalog.
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This image depicts the book cover for the Museum of American Revolution Official Guidebook. The bottom of the cover depicts a relief sculpture found on the building of the Museum of Washington crossing the Delaware River. The top of the book is written in red. And the top of the cover shows some of the galleries inside of the Museum.

Museum of the American Revolution Official Guidebook

Read two excerpts from the Museum of the American Revolution's Official Guidebook published in 2019.
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This image shows the book cover of British Soldiers American War: Voices of the American Revolution by Don Hagist. The title and Don’s name are written in white font at the top of the image. The subtitle is written in smaller, black font on the right side of the image. It is a painting of Redcoats, with a body of water in the background. Two Redcoats are carrying a wounded Redcoat. One Redcoat, with his back to the viewer and facing the body of water, is waving a flag

British Soldiers, American War

Read an excerpt from Don Hagist's book, British Soldiers, American War: Voices of the American Revolution.
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This image shows the book cover of Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, 1765-1776 by Patrick Spero. The image is a drawing of Native Americans and white explorers. The focal point is a Native American smoking a long pip. He is bending on his right knee. He is surrounded by other Native Americans and white explorers.

Frontier Rebels

Read an excerpt from Patrick Spero's book, Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, 1765-1776.
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This image shows the book cover of The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard Bailyn. It is a tan cover with a blue border. The title of the book and Bernard’s name are writing in black font.

The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

Read an excerpt from Bernard Bailyn's The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution.
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