Revolutionary War

Overcoming painful ailments, Greene emerged from the Revolution with a military reputation second only to that of George Washington.
The American who emerged from the Revolution with a military reputation second only to that of George Washington was a Quaker with a physical affliction that had caused him to be rejected as an officer by the men in his militia company. Read more >>

A site for a proposed hydroelectric project also was the site of a grim Revolutionary War battle.

Forty years ago a Boston banker suggested that the Battle of Lexington had become a myth, and later evidence proves him right

When Benjamin Franklin came home from France in diplomatic triumph, he left behind a lovely, highborn lady mourning the miles between them.

Scores of towns and counties all over the nation honor some heroics largely invented by Parson Weems

General Washington wanted Benedict Arnold taken alive, right in the heart of British-held New York.