Thomas B. Allen

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Thomas B. Allen, a freelance writer in Bethesda, Maryland, is the author of the upcoming Tories: Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War (Harper 2010). Allen has published articles on espionage and military history along with frequently contributing to National Geographic Magazine. He served in the United States Navy before he took up positions with the Bridgeport (Conn.) Herald, The New York Daily News, as managing editor of Trade Book Division, Chilton Books, and as Associate Chief of the National Geographic Society’s Book Service.

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Fall 2010

America’s first civil war took place during the Revolution, an ultra violent, family-splitting, and often vindictive conflict between patriots and loyalists