Robert M. Weir

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Dr. Weir, who teaches history at the University of South Carolina, is currently working on a book about the American Revolution in that state.

Articles by this Contributor

April 1976

Courtly, gallant, handsome, and bold, John Laurens seemed the perfect citizen-soldier of the Revolution. But why did he have to seek death so assiduously?