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This image shows the book cover of The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution by Robert Watson. The image shows a dark and stormy sky, over a rough sea with whitecapped waves, with a hint of sunlight towards the right-hand side.

The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn

This excerpt from Robert Watson weaves together details of the horrifying conditions experienced aboard the HMS Jersey during the American Revolutionary.
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This image shows the book cover of The Queen's American Rangers by Donald Gara. There is a blue border around the cover. The title of the book is written in red, and Donald’s name is written in green. There is an illustration of a ranger wearing a green suit and white paints holding a rifle pointing away from him. He has a black hat and he is standing on grass with more greenery in the background.

The Queen's American Rangers

This excerpt from Donald Gara details efforts to remake the Queen's Rangers in 1777 during the early months of the British occupation of Philadelphia.
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This image shows the book cover of Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth by Holger Hoock. It shows Redcoats the American army in midst of a battle.

Scars of Independence

This excerpt from author Holger Hoock examines the moral dilemmas posed by the all-pervasive violence of the American Revolutionary War.
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Revolutionary Friends

Read an excerpt from Selene Castrovilla's children's book that tells the story of the enduring friendship of George Washington and Marquis de Lafayette.
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This image shows the book cover of Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign, and the Politics of Battle by Mark Lender and Gary Stone. The title of the book is written in red at the top of the image and the subtitle is written in white at the bottom of the image. The cover is a portrait of a young George Washington, on horseback, with a sword in his right hand pointing upward in the midst of a battle.

Fatal Sunday

Read this excerpt that offers a glimpse into the aftermath of Battle of Monmouth, detailing the gruesome task left to victors of burying the dead.
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American Revolutions by Alan Taylor

American Revolutions

This excerpt from Alan Taylor strips away the rosy veneer associated with the American Revolution to reveal a violent civil war and a fragile new nation.
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Betsy Ross by Marla R. Miller

Betsy Ross

Read an excerpt from Marla Miller who breaks through the myths and weaves Betsy Ross's life story with that of the nation's.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Day the American Revolution Began: April 19, 1776 by William Hallahan. There is a green tinted map as the background. The title of the book and William’s name are written in white boxes. And there is a circular image of Paul Revere on horseback in the middle.

The Day the American Revolution Began

In this excerpt from military historian William H. Hallahan he recounts April 19, 1775, the Day the American Revolution Began.
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This image depicts the book cover of Belonging to The Army: Camp Followers and Community during the American Revolution by Holly Mayer. The top and bottom of the book is blue. The title of the book is written in yellow and white font at the top. Holly’s name is writing in white at the bottom. The middle of the book cover is a black and white drawing of soldiers at a camp. One is seated, there are two standing up and talking, and one is working on building a structure in the background.

Belonging to the Army

This excerpt by Holly Mayer introduces different types of camp followers and the services they provided to the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War
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This image depicts the book cover of Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility, and Family Limitation in America, 1760-1820 by Susan E. Klepp. The image is a light blue color with a  circular image of a black haired woman holding a blonde haired baby. She is looking at the viewer and the baby is looking to the side.

Revolutionary Conceptions

In this excerpt, Susan Klepp discusses how the terms "virtue" and "prudence" came to be associated with women during the American Revolution.
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