B. American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)

Learn the individual stories of men and women who were involved in major events leading up to, during and after The War for Independence (1775-1783).

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Introduction | Walter Edgar's Journal
Introduction | Walter Edgar's Journal

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Walter Edgar and John Slaughter discuss the national park service’s efforts in creating their “Southern Campaign of the American Revolution” park grouping.
Understanding The Past | Walter Edgar's Journal
Understanding The Past | Walter Edgar's Journal

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John Slaughter discusses the challenge of putting people back in the mindset of the past, in order to fully understand it. Slaughter points out an incongruencewith trying to understand history, and...
Battlefield Preservation | Walter Edgar's Journal
Battlefield Preservation | Walter Edgar's Journal

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Walter Edgar and John Slaughter discuss how the Civil War Battlefield Trust has taken an interest in Revolutionary War battlefields, and their efforts in wanting to preserve these historic locations...
Engagements Before 1776 | Walter Edgar's Journal
Engagements Before 1776 | Walter Edgar's Journal

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The Revolutionary War may have officially started on July 4, 1776, but there were battles before that date. Walter Edgar and John Slaughter discuss engagements with the British before the official...