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This image shows the book cover of From Slaves to Soldiers: The 1st Rhode Island Regiment in the American Revolution by Robert Geake. There is a blue border around the book cover. The subtitle is written in blue at the top of the cover the main title is written in black in the center. On the right-hand side there is an illustration of a solder of African descent holding a rifle in his right hand.

From Slaves to Soldiers

This excerpt from Robert Geake highlights the 1st Rhode Island Regiment, an integrated unit composed of African American, Native American and white soldiers
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This image shows the book cover of Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway.

Washington's General

Read an excerpt from Terry Golway's biography of Nathanael Greene, who was appointed by Washington as commander of the Southern Army.
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Never Caught

Read an excerpt from Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve's young reader adaptation of the story of runaway slave Ona Judge.
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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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