Edward G. Lengel

Edward G. Lengel, the Editor-in-Chief of The Papers of George Washington and Professor at the University of Virginia, is author most recently of Thunder and Flames: Americans in the Crucible of Combat, 1917-1918 (2015). He is also author of To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918 (2008), General George Washington: A Military Life, which was a finalist for the 2006 George Washington Book Prize, and This Glorious Struggle: George Washington's Revolutionary War letters (2007).

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The business of forging George Washington’s signature and correspondence to sell to unwitting buyers goes back 150 years Read >>
American doughboys proved their mettle in the forests and fields of eastern France during World War I Read >>

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Built in 1778 by a member of the British Parliament who admired George Washington, the vandalized monument stands on an old estate now in ruins. Edward Newenham was a member of Parliament from Dublin, reformer, and strong supporter of American independence who corresponded with Washington, Franklin… Read more >>