Bibliography of the American Revolutionary War

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The following bibliography includes notable books concerning the American Revolutionary War. These books are listed in the bibliographies of books by prominent historians as shown in the footnotes. Under construction: This article is being expanded and revised.

Background to the war[edit]

  • Andrews, Charles M. The Colonial Background of the American Revolution. New Haven, Connecticut: 1931. OCLC 964290.
  • Archer, Richard. As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of the American Revolution. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-19-538247-1.[1][2]
  • Beeman, Richard. Our Lives, Our Fortunes & Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776. New York: Basic Books, 2013. ISBN 978-0-465-02629-6.[2]
  • Bailyn, Bernard. The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution. Enlarged Edition. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1992. ISBN 978-0-674-44302-0. Originally published: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1967.[1][3][4]
  • Carp, Benjamin L. Defiance of the Patriots: The Boston Tea Party and the Making of America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-300-11705-9.[1][4]
  • Maier, Pauline. From Resistance to Revolution: Colonial Radicals and the Development of American Opposition to Britain, 1765-1776. New York: Knopf, 1972. ISBN 978-0-394-46190-8.[1][4]
  • Nuenschwander, John A. The Middle Colonies and the Coming of the American Revolution. Port Washington: 1973. ISBN 978-0-8046-9054-6.
  • Phillips, Kevin. 1775: A Good Year for Revolution. New York: Viking, 2012. ISBN 978-0-670-02512-1.[2]
  • Standiford, Les. Desperate Sons: Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War. New York: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2012. ISBN 978-0-06-189955-3.
  • Unger, Harlow Giles. American Tempest: How the Boston Tea Party Sparked a Revolution. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0-306-81962-9.

Maps and atlases[edit]

  • Guthorn, Jeter. American Maps and Map Makers of the Revolution. Monmouth, NJ: Philip Freneau Press, 1966. OCLC 1019460.
  • Symonds, Craig L. A Battlefield Atlas of the American Revolution. Baltimore, Maryland: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, Inc., 1986. ISBN 0-933852-53-3.[5][6]

General references and surveys[edit]

  • Alden, John R. A History of the American Revolution. New York: Knopf, 1969. OCLC 35920[1][7][8]
  • Allison, Robert. The American Revolution: A Concise History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0-19-531295-9 [2]
  • Aptheker, Herbert. The American Revolution 1763–1783: An Interpretation. New York: International Publishers, 1960. ISBN 978-0-7178-0005-6. (Marxist viewpoint.)
  • Asimov, Isaac. The birth of the United States, 1763-1816. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1974. ISBN 978-0-395-18451-6. (For juvenile audience.)
  • Barnes, Ian. The Historical Atlas of the American Revolution. New York: Routledge, 2000. ISBN 0-415-92243-7.
  • Black, Jeremy. War for America. The Fight for Independence 1775-1783. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. ISBN 978-0-312-06713-7.[3][7]
  • Blanco. R.I. The American Revolution, 1775–1783: An Encyclopedia, two volumes. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1993. ISBN 978-0-8240-5623-0.
  • Boatner, III, Mark M. The Encyclopedia of the American Revolution. New York: David McKay Co., 1994, 1966. ISBN 978-0-8117-0578-3.[5][7][9]
  • Bobrick, Benson. Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. ISBN 978-0-684-81060-7.[5][9][10][11]
  • Botta, Charles and George Alexander Otis. History of the War of the Independence of the United States, two volumes. New Haven, Connecticut. 1837. Edinburgh: 1844. Buffalo: Phinney & Company, 1852. 10th ed. OCLC 16724901[12]
  • Conway, Stephen. The War of American Independence. London: Edward Arnold, 1995. New York E. Arnold: Distributed exclusively in the United States by St. Martin's Press, 1995. ISBN 978-0-340-62520-0.[3]
  • Draper, Theodore. A Struggle for Power: The American Revolution. New York: Little, Brown & Co., 1996. ISBN 978-0-8129-2575-3.[5]
  • Ferling, John. Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-19-518121-0.[4][8][11][13]
  • Ferling, John. Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2011. ISBN 978-1-60819-008-9.[2][4]
  • Fiske, John. The American Revolution. 2 volumes. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin & Company, 1891, 1901.OCLC 699238157 OCLC 699238199[5][12]
  • Gaines, James R. For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette and Their Revolutions. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2007. ISBN 978-0-393-06138-3.
  • Griffin, Patrick. America’s Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-19-975480-9.[2]
  • Griffith II, Samuel B. The War for American Independence: From 1760 to the Surrender at Yorktown in 1781. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2002. ISBN 978-0-252-07060-0. Originally published as In Defense of the Public Liberty. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1976.
  • Hannings, Bud. Chronology of the American Revolution: Military and Political Actions Day by Day. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2008. ISBN 978-0-7864-2948-6.
  • Heale, M. J. The American Revolution. London: Methuen, 1986. ISBN 978-0-416-38910-4.
  • Hibbert, Christopher. Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes. New York: Norton, 1990. ISBN 978-0-393-02895-9.[7]
  • Higginbotham, Don. The War of American Independence, Military Attitudes, Policies, and Practice, 1763–87. New York: Macmillan, 1971. OCLC 142627[3][5][7][14]
  • Ketchum, Richard M., ed. The American Heritage Book of the Revolution. New York: American Heritage, 1958. OCLC 1809644[5]
  • Lancaster, Bruce. The American Heritage History of the American Revolution. New York: American Heritage, 1975. OCLC 21423227.
  • Lancaster, Bruce. The American Revolution. New York: American Heritage, 1985. ISBN 978-0-8281-0281-0.[10]
  • Lancaster, Bruce. From Lexington to Liberty: The Story of the American Revolution. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1955. OCLC  964459[5][10]
  • Langguth, A. J. Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution. New York: Simon & Schuster (Touchstone), 1988. ISBN 978-0-671-67562-2. Originally published New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988.
  • Leckie, Robert. George Washington's War: The Saga of the American Revolution. New York: Harper Perennial, a division of HarperCollins, 1993. ISBN 978-0-06-092215-3. First published 1992.[9][10]
  • Mackesy, Piers. The War for America, 1775-1783. Bison Book Edition. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1993. ISBN 978-0-8032-8192-9. Originally published: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1964.[5][7][11][15]
  • McCullough, David. 1776. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2006. First published by Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2005. ISBN 978-7432-2672-1. (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.)[1][3][8][11][13]
  • Middlekauff, Robert. The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution 1763 – 1789. The Oxford History of the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982. ISBN 978-0-19-502921-5.[5][7][9][11][15]
  • Palmer, Dave R. George Washington's Military Genius. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2012. ISBN 978-1-59698-791-3.
  • Parkinson, Roger. The American Revolution. The Putnam Pictorial Sources Series. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1971. OCLC 155390.
  • Paul, Joel Richard. Unlikely Allies: How a Merchant, a Playwright and a Spy Saved the American Revolution. New York: Riverhead Books, 2009. ISBN 978-1-59448-883-2.
  • Pearson, Michael. Those Damned Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0-306-80983-5. Originally published New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1974. OCLC 308651[5]
  • Robson, Eric. The American Revolution in its Political and Military Aspects, 1763–83. New York: W. W. Norton, 1966. OCLC 425602.
  • Savas, Theodore P. and J. David Dameron. A Guide to the Battles of the American Revolution. New York: Savas, Beattie LLC, 2010. ISBN 978-1-932714-94-4.
  • Scheer, George F. and Hugh F. Rankin. Rebels and Redcoats: The American Revolution through the Eyes of Those Who Fought and Lived It. Cleveland, Ohio: World Publishing, 1957. New York: Da Capo, 1987. ISBN 978-0-306-80307-9.[5][9][11][13]
  • Smith, Page. A New Age Now Begins: A People's History of the American Revolution. New York: McGraw Hill, 1976. ISBN 978-0-07-059097-7.
  • Stember, Sol. The Bicentennial Guide to the American Revolution. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1974. ISBN 978-0-8415-0310-6.[5]
  • Symonds, Craig L. A Battlefield Atlas of the American Revolution. Baltimore, Maryland: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, Inc., 1986. ISBN 0-933852-53-3.[5][9]
  • Tonsetic, Robert L. 1781: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Casemate, 2011. ISBN 978-1-61200-063-3.
  • Tuchman, Barbara W. The First Salute: A View of the American Revolution. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. ISBN 978-0-394-55333-7.[3]
  • Upton, Leslie F. S. Revolutionary Versus Loyalist: The First American Civil War, 1774–84. Waltham, Mass., Blaisdell Pub. Co., 1968. OCLC 442085.
  • Van Doren, Carl. Secret History of the American Revolution: an account of the conspiracies of Benedict Arnold and numerous others drawn from the Secret Service papers of the British headquarters in North America, now for the first time examined and made public. New York: The Viking Press, 1941. OCLC 3142616.[12][16]
  • Ward, Christopher. John Richard Alden, ed. The War of the Revolution. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2011. ISBN 978-1-61608-080-8. Originally published Old Saybrook, CT: Konecky & Konecky, 1952.[4][7][15]

Battles and campaigns[edit]

  • Adams, Jr., Charles Francis. The Battle of Long Island. (reprinted from American Historical Review, Vol. I, July 1896).
  • Adelberg, Michael S. The American Revolution in Monmouth County: The Theatre of Spoil and Destruction. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2010. ISBN 978-1-60949-001-0.[13]
  • Babits, Lawrence E. A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. ISBN 978-0-8078-4926-2.[7][11][17]
  • Babits, Lawrence E., and Joshua B. Howard. Long, Obstinate, and Bloody: The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-8078-3266-0.[3][7][11][15][17]
  • Baker, Thomas E. Another Such Victory: The Story of the American Defeat at Guilford Courthouse that Helped Win the War for Independence. New York: Eastern Acorn Press, 1992. First published 1981. ISBN 978-0-89062-105-9.
  • Bearss, Edwin C. Battle of Cowpens: A Documented Narrative and Troop Movement Maps. Johnson City, TN: The Overmountain Press, 1996. Originally published by National Park Service, 1967. ISBN 978-1-57072-045-1.[11]
  • Berleth, Richard. Bloody Mohawk: The French and Indian War & American Revolution on New York's Frontier. Delmar, NY: Black Dome Press Corp., 2009, Paperback, 2010. ISBN 978-1-883789-66-4.
  • Bilby, Joseph G. and Katherine Bilby Jenkins. Monmouth Court House: The Battle that Made the American Army. Yardley, Pennsylvania: Westholme Publishing LLC, 2010. ISBN 978-1-59416-108-7.
  • Bill, Alfred Hoyt. The Campaign of Princeton, 1776–1777. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1948. OCLC 301252.[5]
  • Bird, Harrison. Attack on Quebec: The American Invasion of Canada, 1775–1776. New York: 1968. OCLC 440055.
  • Bird, Harrison. March to Saratoga: General Burgoyne and the American Campaign, 1777. New York, 1963. OCLC 299497.
  • Birnbaum, Louis. Red Dawn at Lexington: "If they mean to have a war, let it begin here!". Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. ISBN 978-0-395-38814-3.[7]
  • Bliven, Jr., Bruce. Battle for Manhattan. New York: Holt, 1956. OCLC 1387032.[3][5]
  • Borick, Carl P. A Gallant Defense: The Siege of Charleston, 1780. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2003. Paperback edition 2012. ISBN 978-1-57003-487-9.[7]
  • Borkow, Richard, George Washington's Westchester Gamble: The Encampment on the Hudson & the Trapping of Cornwallis. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2011. ISBN 978-1-60949-039-3.
  • Buchanan, John. The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004. ISBN 978-0-471-32716-5.[3][7][11]
  • Buchanan, John. The Road to Valley Forge: How Washington Built the Army That Won the Revolution. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004. ISBN 978-0-471-44156-4.[3][7]
  • Carrington, Henry B. Battles of the American Revolution 1775–1781. New York: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1877. OCLC 712647.
  • Chidsey, Donald B. The Siege of Boston. New York: 1966. OCLC 890813.[9]
  • Cook, Don. The Long Fuse: How England Lost the America Colonies, 1760–1785. New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1995. ISBN 978-0-87113-661-9.[10]
  • Davis, Burke. The Campaign That Won America: The Story of Yorktown. Conshohocken, PA: Eastern Acorn Press, 1996. OCLC 39752924. Originally published: New York: Dial Press, 1970.[10][11]
  • Desjardin, Thomas A. Through A Howling Wilderness: Benedict Arnold's March to Quebec, 1775. New York, St. Martin's Griffin, 2007. ISBN 978-0-312-23905-0. Originally published in hard cover: New York, St. Martin's Press, 2006. ISBN 978-0-306-71932-5.[1]
  • Drew, Bernard A. Henry Knox and the Revolutionary War Trail in Western Massachusetts. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2012. ISBN 978-0-7864-6276-6.
  • Dwyer, William M. The Day is Ours!: November 1776 – January 1777: An Inside View of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton. New York: Viking Press, 1983. ISBN 978-0-670-11446-7.[5]
  • Dykeman, Wilma. The Battle of Kings Mountain 1780: With Fire and Sword. Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 1978. OCLC 2596896.[11][13]
  • Edgar, Walter. Partisans & Redcoats: The Southern Conflict That Turned the Tide of the American Revolution. New York: Perennial, an imprint of HarperCollins, 2003. Originally published New York: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins, 2001. ISBN 978-0-380-80643-0.[7][9]
  • Fischer, David Hackett. Paul Revere's Ride. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. First published 1994. ISBN 978-0-19-509831-0.[4][7][18]
  • Fischer, David Hackett. Washington's Crossing. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. First published 2004. ISBN 978-0-19-518159-3.[3][7][9][15]
  • Fleming, Thomas J. Beat the Last Drum: The Siege of Yorktown, 1781. New York: St. Martins Press, 1963. OCLC 992870.[10][11]
  • Fleming, Thomas J. Forgotten Victory: The Battle of New Jersey, 1780. Pleasantville, New York: Reader's Digest Press, 1973. ISBN 978-0-88349-003-7.[3][9]
  • Fleming, Thomas J. Now We are Enemies: The Story of Bunker Hill. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1960. OCLC 9718703.[5][7]
  • Fleming, Thomas J. Washington's Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge. New York: Collins (Smithsonian Books), 2006. Originally published: New York: HarperCollins, 2005. ISBN 978-0-06-087293-9.[7]
  • Frothingham, Richard. History of the Siege of Boston and the Battles of Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill. New York, Da Capo Press, 1970. ISBN 978-0-306-71932-5.[7]
  • Furneaux, Rupert. The Battle of Saratoga. New York: 1971. ISBN 978-0-8128-1305-0.[6]
  • Gallagher, John J. The Battle of Brooklyn 1776. Edison, New Jersey: Castle Books, 1995. ISBN 0-7858-1663-1.[6][7]
  • Galvin, John R. The Minute Men: The First Fight: Myths and Realities of the American Revolution. Dulles, VA: Potomac Books, Inc., 2006. ISBN 978-1-59797-070-9. Originally published by Hawthorne Books, Inc. 1967.[6][7]
  • Gabriel, Michael P. The Battle of Bennington: Soldiers & Civilians. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2012. ISBN 978-1-60949-515-2.
  • Greene, Jerome A. The Guns of Independence: The Siege of Yorktown, 1781. New York: Savas Beatie, LLC, 2009. ISBN 978-1-932714-68-5.[3][7][11]
  • Hairr, John. Guilford Courthouse: Nathaniel Greene's Victory in Defeat, March 15, 1781. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Da Capo Press, 2002. ISBN 978-0-85052-957-9.[11]
  • Hallahan, William H. The Day the Revolution Ended, 19 October 1781. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2004.[11]
  • Hatch, Robert M. Thrust for Canada: The American Attempt on Quebec in 1775–1776. Boston, Massachusetts: 1979. ISBN 978-0-395-27612-9.
  • Johnston, Henry P. The Battle of Harlem Heights. New York. 1897. ISBN 978-0-306-71932-5.[12][16]
  • Johnston, Henry P. The Campaign of 1776 Around New York and Brooklyn. Brooklyn, New York: Long Island Historical Society, 1878. ISBN 978-0-306-71932-5.[12][13][16]
  • Johnston, Henry P. The Yorktown Campaign and the Surrender of Cornwallis 1781. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1881. OCLC 426009.[11]
  • Ketchum, Richard M. Decisive Day: The Battle for Bunker Hill. New York: Henry Holt & Co., LLC, 1999. ISBN 978-0-8050-6099-7. Originally published as The Battle of Bunker Hill by Doubleday, 1962. Published as Decisive Day by Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1974.[5][7][9]
  • Ketchum, Richard M. Saratoga: Turning Point of America's Revolutionary War. New York: A John Macrae/Owl Book, Henry Holt & Co., LLC, 1999. ISBN 978-0-8050-6123-9. Originally published in hard cover by Henry Holt and Company, LLC, 1997.[7][13]
  • Ketchum, Richard M. Victory at Yorktown: The Campaign that Won the Revolution. New York: Henry Holt & Co., LLC. 2004. ISBN 978-0-8050-7396-6.[7][11][15]
  • Ketchum, Richard M. The Winter Soldiers: The Battles for Trenton and Princeton. New York: Henry Holt & Co., LLC, 1999. ISBN 978-0-8050-6098-0. Originally published: New York: Doubleday, 1973.[7][8][9]
  • Lefkowitz, Arthur S. Benedict Arnold's Army: The 1775 American Invasion of Canada During the Revolutionary War. New York: Savas Beattie LLC, 2008. ISBN 978-1-932714-03-6.[1]
  • Lefkowitz, Arthur S. The Long Retreat: The Calamitous Defense of New Jersey, 1776. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1999. ISBN 978-0-8135-2759-8. Originally published Metuchen, NJ: Upland Press, 1998.[6][7]
  • Lockhart, Paul. The Whites of Their Eyes: Bunker Hill, the First American Army, and the Emergence of George Washington. New York: HarperCollins, 2011. ISBN 978-0-06-195886-1.
  • Luzader, John F. Decision on the Hudson: The Battles of Saratoga. Fort Washington: 2002. OCLC 1462598.
  • Luzader, John F. Documentary Research Report on the Saratoga Campaign to September 19, 1777. Saratoga National Historical Park, 1960. OCLC 32302329.
  • Luzader, John F. Saratoga: A Military History of the Decisive Campaign of the American Revolution. New York: Savas Beatie, 2010. ISBN 978-1-932714-44-9.[3]
  • McBurney, Christian M. The Rhode Island Campaign: The First French and American Operation in the Revolutionary War. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, LLC, 2011. ISBN 978-1-59416-134-6.
  • McGuire, Thomas J. Battle of Paoli. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2000. ISBN 978-0-8117-0198-3.[6]
  • McGuire, Thomas J. The Philadelphia Campaign: Brandywine and the Fall of Philadelphia. Volume 1. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2006. ISBN 978-0-8117-0178-5.[6]
  • McGuire, Thomas J. The Philadelphia Campaign: Germantown and the Roads to Valley Forge. Volume 2. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2007. ISBN 978-0-8117-0206-5.[6]
  • Martin, David G. The Philadelphia Campaign: June 1777–July 1778. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Da Capo Press, 1993. ISBN 978-0-938289-19-7.
  • Mintz, Max. The Generals of Saratoga: John Burgoyne and Horatio Gates. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990. ISBN 978-0-300-04778-3.[7]
  • Morrissey, Brenden. Monmouth Courthouse 1778: The Last Great Battle in the North. Cambridge, England: Osprey, 2004. ISBN 978-1-84176-772-7.
  • Mowday, Bruce E. September 11, 1777: Washington's Defeat at Brandywine Dooms Philadelphia. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: White Mane Books, 2002. ISBN 1-57249-328-3.
  • Neilson, Charles. Burgoyne's Campaign and the Memorable Battle of Bemis Heights. Albany, New York: 1844. OCLC 166598275.[16]
  • Nelson, James L. With Fire and Sword: The Battle of Bunker Hill and the Beginning of the American Revolution. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0-312-57644-8.
  • Pancake, John S. This Destructive War: The British Campaign in the Carolinas, 1780-1782. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1992. ISBN 978-0-8173-0191-0.[6][7][14]
  • Philbrick, Nathaniel. Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. New York: Viking, 2013. ISBN 978-0-670-02544-2.
  • Reed, John F. Campaign to Valley Forge. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Pioneer Press, 1980. ISBN 978-0-913150-42-9.
  • Reno, Linda Davis. The Maryland 400 in the Battle of Long Island, 1776. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2008. ISBN 978-0-7864-3537-1.
  • Schellhammer, Michael. George Washington and the Final British Campaign for the Hudson River, 1776. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., Inc., 2012. ISBN 978-0-7864-6807-3.
  • Schecter, Barnet. The Battle for New York: The City at the Heart of the American Revolution. New York: Penguin Books, 2003. First published by Walker Publishing Company, Inc. 2002. ISBN 978-0-14-200333-6.[7][9][10]
  • Smith, Richard B. Ethan Allen & The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga: America's First Victory. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2010. ISBN 978-1-59629-920-7.[13]
  • Smith, Samuel S. The Battle of Brandywine. Monmouth Beach, New Jersey: Philip Frenau Press, 1976. ISBN 978-0-912480-12-1.[6]
  • Smith, Samuel S. The Battle of Monmouth. Monmouth Beach, New Jersey: Philip Frenau Press, 1964. OCLC 972279.[6]
  • Smith, Samuel S. The Battle of Monmouth. Trenton, New Jersey: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1975. OCLC 2189283.
  • Stanley, George F. G. Canada Invaded, 1775–1776. Toronto: 1973. ISBN 978-0-88866-537-9.
  • Stevenson, Charles C. and Irene H. Wilson. The Battle of Long Island, The Battle of Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Bicentennial Committee, 1975. OCLC 78539358.
  • Stryker, William S. The Battle of Monmouth. Princeton, New Jersey: 1927. OCLC 1678204.[12]
  • Stryker, William S. The Battles of Trenton and Princeton. Boston, Massachusetts: 1898. OCLC 57406555.[5][12][16]
  • Swager, Christine R. The Valiant Died: The Battle of Eutaw Springs, September 8, 1781. Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2007. ISBN 978-0-7884-4102-8.[11]
  • Taaffe, Stephen R. The Philadelphia Campaign: 1777-1778. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press, 2003. ISBN 978-0-7006-1267-3.[3][7]
  • Tonsetic, Robert L. Special Operations During the American Revolution. Philadelphia, Oxford: Casemate Publishers, 2013. ISBN 978-1-61200-165-4.
  • Tonsetic, Robert L. 1781: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War. Havertown, PA: Casemate Publishers, 2011. ISBN 978-1-61200-078-7.
  • Tourtellot, Arthur B. Lexington and Concord: The Beginning of the War of the American Revolution. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1963, reissued 2000. ISBN 978-0-393-32056-5. Originally published as William Diamond's Drum. Doubleday & Company, 1959.
  • Walling, Richard. Men of Color at the Battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778. Hightstown, N.J. : Longstreet House, 1994. ISBN 978-0-944413-29-6.
  • Watt, Gavin K. Rebellion in the Mohawk Valley: The St. Leger Expedition of 1777. Toronto; Tonawanda, NY: Dundurn Press, 2002. ISBN 978-1-55002-376-3.[7]
  • Williams, Glenn F. Year of the Hangman: George Washington's Campaign Against the Iroquois. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2006. ISBN 978-1-59416-013-4.[7]
  • Williams, John. The Battle of Hubbardton: The American Rebels Stem the Tide. Montpelier: Vermont Division of Historic Preservation, 1988. ISBN 978-0-9619912-1-0.[7]
  • Wilson, David K. The Southern Strategy: Britain's Conquest of South Carolina and Georgia, 1775-1780. Columbia, SC: The University of South Carolina Press, 2008. Hardcover edition first published 2005. ISBN 978-1-57003-797-7.[7]

Spies, intelligence and espionage[edit]

  • Nagy, John A. Dr. Benjamin Church, Spy: A Case of Espionage on the Eve of the American Revolution. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2013. ISBN 978-1-59416-184-1.
  • Nagy, John A. Invisible Ink - Spycraft of the American Revolution. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2011. ISBN 1594161410. General history on espionage during the American Revolution.
  • Nagy, John A. Spies in the Continental Capital: Espionage Across Pennsylvania During the American Revolution. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2011. ISBN 159416133X.
  • Rose, Alexander. Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring. New York: Bantam Dell, a division of Random House, 2007. First published in hardcover in 2006. ISBN 978-0-553-38329-4.[10][13] Focuses on the Culper Ring.

States, regions, and cities[edit]

  • Adelberg, Michael S. The American Revolution in Monmouth County: The Theatre of Spoil and Destruction. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2010. ISBN 978-1-60949-001-0.
  • Barck, Oscar Theodore. New York City During the War for Independence. Port Washington, New York: Ira J. Friedman, 1966. Originally published New York, Columbia University Press, 1931. OCLC 477746.[5]
  • Bill, Alfred Hoyt. New Jersey and the Revolutionary War. Princeton, New Jersey: D. Van Nostrand, 1964. OCLC 341870.
  • Bliven, Jr., Bruce. Under the Guns: New York, 1775–1776. New York: Harper & Row, 1972. ISBN 978-0-06-010379-8.[5]
  • Dunkerly, Robert M. Redcoats on the Cape Fear: The Revolutionary War in Southeastern North Carolina, revised edition. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2012. ISBN 978-0-7864-6958-1l.
  • Flick, Alexander C., ed. The American Revolution in New York: Its Political, Social and Economic Significance. Port Washington, New York: Ira J. Friedman, 1967. Reprint of 1926 edition. OCLC 944613.
  • Flint, Martha Bockee. Long Island Before the Revolution: A Colonial Story. Port Washington, New York: Ira J. Friedman, 1967. Originally published 1896 as Early Long Island. OCLC 983352.
  • Gordon, John W. South Carolina and the American Revolution: A Battlefield History. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2003. ISBN 978-1-57003-480-0.
  • Harper, Robert W. Old Gloucester County and the American Revolution, 1763–1778. Woodbury, New Jersey: Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission, 1986. OCLC 15247102.
  • Johnson, James M., Christopher Pryslopski and Andrew Villani, eds. Key to the Northern Country: The Hudson River Valley in the American Revolution. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4384-4814-5.
  • Jones, Thomas. History of New York During the Revolutionary War, two volumes. Cranbury, NJ: The Scholar's Bookshelf, 2006. ISBN 978-1-60105-056-4. Originally published New York: New York Historical Society, 1879.[5][12]
  • Karels, Carol, ed. The Revolutionary War in Bergen County: The Times That Tried Men's Souls. Charleston, South Carolina: History Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-59629-358-8.
  • Knoblock, Glenn A. "Strong and Brave Fellows": New Hampshire’s Black Soldiers and Sailors of the American Revolution, 1775–1784. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2003. ISBN 978-0-7864-1548-9.
  • Leiby, Adrian. The Revolutionary War in the Hackensack Valley: The Jersey Dutch and the Neutral Ground. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1980. OCLC 2183380. Originally published: New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. 1962. Second edition: New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1992. ISBN 978-0-8135-0898-6.[13]
  • Linn, John Blair and William H. Egle. Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution, battalions and line. 1775–1783, two volumes. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Lane S. Hart, State Printer, 1880. OCLC 1850676.[11]
  • Luke, Mayron H. and Robert W. Long Island in the American Revolution. Albany, New York: New York State American Revolutionary Bicentennial Commission, 1976. OCLC 2787114
  • Lundin, Leonard. Cockpit of the Revolution: The War of Independence in New Jersey. Lundn Press, 2007. Reprint. Originally published: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1940. ISBN 978-1-4067-5923-5.[5][12]
  • O'Kelley, Patrick. Nothing but Blood and Slaughter: The Revolutionary War in the Carolinas Volume One 1771 – 1779. United States : Booklocker.com, Inc., 2004. ISBN 978-1-59113-458-9.
  • O'Kelley, Patrick. Nothing but Blood and Slaughter: The Revolutionary War in the Carolinas Volume Two 1780. United States : Booklocker.com, Inc., 2004. ISBN 978-1-59113-588-3.
  • O'Kelley, Patrick. Nothing but Blood and Slaughter: The Revolutionary War in the Carolinas Volume Three 1781. United States : Booklocker.com, Inc., 2005. ISBN 978-1-59113-700-9.
  • O'Kelley, Patrick. Nothing but Blood and Slaughter: The Revolutionary War in the Carolinas Volume Four 1782. United States : Booklocker.com, Inc., 2004. ISBN 978-1-59113-823-5.
  • Onderdonk, Henry. Revolutionary Incidents of Suffolk and Kings Counties. New York: Leavitt & Co., 1849. OCLC 2017113.[5][12][16]
  • Onderdonk, Henry. Revolutionary Incidents in Queens County. New York: Leavitt, Trow, 1846. OCLC 34198090.
  • Raab, James W. Spain, Britain and the American Revolution in Florida, 1763–1783. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2008. ISBN 978-0-7864-3213-4.
  • Russell, David Lee. The American Revolution in the Southern Colonies. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2009. ISBN 978-0-7864-4339-0.
  • Swisher, James K. The Revolutionary War in the Southern Back Country. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Co., Inc., 2008. ISBN 978-1-58980-503-3.[13]
  • Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson. Father Knickerbocker Rebels: New York City During the Revolution. New York: Scribners, 1948. OCLC 476634.

Primary sources[edit]

  • Barnes, James and Patience Barnes, eds. The American Revolution Through British Eyes: A Documentary Collection. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-1-60635-111-6.[2]
  • Boyle, Joseph Lee. Writings from the Valley Forge Encampment of the Continental Army: December 19, 1777 –June 19, 1778, two volumes. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2001.
  • Burgoyne, Bruce E. Ansbach–Bayreuth Diaries from the American Revolution. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 1999.
  • Burgoyne, Bruce E. Diaries of Two Ansbach Jaegers, the Fielitzsch Diary. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 1997.
  • Carpenter, Dorr Bradley, ed. Stephen R. Bradley: Letters of a Revolutionary War Patriot and Vermont Senator. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2009. ISBN 978-0-7864-3358-2.
  • Commager, Henry Steele and Richard B. Morris, eds. The Spirit of 'Seventy-Six': The Story of the American Revolution as told by Participants. New York: Da Capo Press, 1995. ISBN 978-0-306-80620-9. Originally published: Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1958.[5][7][11][13]
  • Ewald, Johann. Diary of the American War: A Hessian Journal, Captain Johann Ewald,, Field Jaeger Corps. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1979.[19]
  • Gruber, Ira D., ed. John Peebles' American War: The Diary of a Scottish Grenadier, 1776–1782. Mechanisburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 1998.[19]
  • Hammond, Otis G., ed. Letter and Papers of Major–General John Sullivan, Continental Army. Concord, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Historical Society, 1930.[5][7][16]
  • Kemble, Stephen. Journals of Lieut. Col. Stephen Kemble. Boston, Massachusetts: New York Historical Society and Gregg Press, 1972.
  • Kipplin, Ernest and Samuel Stelle Smith, translators. At General Howe's Side 1776–1778: The diary of General William Howe's Aide de Camp, Captain Friederich von Muenchhausen. Monmouth Beach: Philip Freneau Press, 1974.
  • Quinch, Josiah, ed. The Journals of Major Samuel Shaw. Boston, Massachusetts: Wm. Crosby and H. P. Nichols, 1847.
  • Showman, Richard K., ed. The Papers of General Nathanael Greene. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1980, 1998.[5][7][17]

Memoirs[edit]

  • Frazer, Persifor. General Persifor Frazer, A Memoir. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: no publisher listed, 1907. OCLC 51721794.
  • Martin, Joseph Plumb. A Narrative of Some of the Adventures, Dangers and Sufferings of a Revolutionary Soldier. Hallowell, Maine: 1830. Reprinted: New York, Arno Press, 1967. OCLC 472514340.[11][16]
  • Purdon, H. G. Memoirs of the Services of the 64th Regiment (Second Straffordshire). Strafford, England: W. H. Allen & Co., 1882. OCLC 4079098.

Naval[edit]

  • Allen, Gardner W. A Naval History of the American Revolution. Reprint: Williamstown, MA: 1970. OCLC 468413389. Originally published Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1913.[15]
  • Daughan, George C. If By Sea: The Forging of the American Navy – From the Revolution to the War of 1812. New York: Basic Books, A Member of the Perseus Books Group, 2008. ISBN 978-0-465-91697-5.
  • Nelson, James L. Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution. Camden, ME: International Marine/McGraw-Hill, 2006. ISBN 978-0-07-146806-0.
  • Nelson, James L. George Washington's Great Gamble: And the Sea Battle That Won the American Revolution. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010. ISBN 978-0-07-162679-8.
  • Nelson, James L. George Washington's Secret Navy: How the American Revolution Went to Sea. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008. ISBN 978-0-07-149389-5.
  • Syrett, David. The Royal Navy in American Waters, 1775-1783. Aldershot, Hants, England: Scolar Press; Brookfield, VT: Gower Pub. Co., 1989. ISBN 978-0-85967-806-3.[3][7]
  • Tilley, John A. The British Navy and the American Revolution. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1987. ISBN 978-0-87249-517-3.[3][7][14]

Unit histories[edit]

  • Katcher, Philip. Armies of the American Wars, 1755–1815. New York: Hastings House, 1975. ISBN 978-0-8038-0389-3.
  • Piecuch, Jim, ed. Cavalry of the American Revolution. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, LLC, 2012. ISBN 978-1-59416-154-4.

British units[edit]

  • Curtis, Edward E. The Organization of the British Army in the American Revolution. Cranbury, NJ Scholars Bookshelf, 2005. ISBN 978-0-945726-06-7. Originally published New York: Yale University Press, 1926.[6][7][12]
  • Fortescue, Sir John. The War of Independence: The British Army in North America, 1775–1783. London, United Kingdom: Greenhill Books, 2001. ISBN 978-1-85367-452-5.[3]
  • Katcher, Philip R. N. Encyclopedia of British, Provincial, and German Auxiliary Units 1775–1783. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1973. ISBN 978-0-8117-0542-4.[6][14]
  • Lowell, Edward J. The Hessians and Other German Auxiliaries of Great Britain in the Revolutionary War. Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2008. ISBN 978-0-7884-1614-9. Originally published New York: Harper, 1884.[12]
  • May, Robin and Gerry Embleton. The British Army in North America, 1775–1783. Cambridge, England: Osprey, 1997. ISBN 978-1-85532-735-1.
  • Spring, Matthew H. With Zeal and With Bayonets Only: The British Army on Campaign in North America, 1775–1783. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-8061-4152-7. Originally published in hard cover, 2008.

  • Atkinson, C. T. Regimental History: The Royal Hampshire Regiment. Glasgow, Scotland: The University Press, 1950. OCLC 38867393.
  • Atwood, R. The Hessians: Mercenaries from Hessen-Kassel in the American Revolution. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1980. ISBN 978-0-521-22884-8.[3][6]
  • Baker, A. J. The East Yorkshire Regiment (the 15th Regiment of Foot). London, United Kingdom: Leo Cooper Ltd., 1971. ISBN 978-0-85052-057-6
  • Broughton–Mainwaring, Rowland. Historical Record of the Royal Welch Fusiliers. London, England: Hatchards, Piccadilly, 1889. OCLC 2472553.[11]
  • Cannon, Richard, ed. Historical Record of the Fifteenth, or, the Yorkshire East Riding Regiment of Foot. London, United Kingdom: Parker, Furnivall, & Parker, 1848.OCLC 2364660.
  • Cary, A. D. L. and Stouppe McCance. Regimental Records of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. London, United Kingdom: Royal United Service Institution, 1921. OCLC 8014359.
  • Cowper, L. E. The King's Own: The Story of a Royal Regiment. Oxford: University Press, 1939. OCLC 4521045.[20]
  • Daniell, Davis Scott. Cup of Honour: The Story of the Gloucestershire Regiment (The 28th/61st Foot) 1694–1950. London, United Kingdom: George C. Harrap & Co., 1951.OCLC 1730243.
  • Everard, H. History of Thomas Farrington's Regiment subsequently designation the 29th (Worcestershire) Foot, 1694 to 1891. Worcester, England: 1891.
  • Ingles, C. J. The Queen's Rangers in the Revolutionary War. [Montreal?] 1956. OCLC 10272496.
  • Jones, Robert J. A History of the 15th (East Yorkshire) Regiment (The Duke of York's Own). London, United Kingdom: National Army Museum, 1958. OCLC 6918892.
  • Lee, Albert. History of the Tenth Foot: The Lincolnshire Regiment. London, United Kingdom: Gale & Polden Ltd., 1911. OCLC 8014214.
  • Lee, Albert. History of the Thirty–Third Foot: Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Norwich, United Kingdom: Jarrold & Sons, Ltd., The Empire Press, 1922. OCLC 22146915.
  • Robins, Frederick B. The Queen's Rangers. London, England: The National Army Museum, 1954.
  • Urban, Mark. Fusiliers: The Saga of a British Redcoat Regiment in the American Revolution. New York: Walker & Company, 2007. ISBN 978-0-8027-1647-7.
  • Walker, H. M. A History of the Northumberland Fusiliers 1674–1902. London, England: John Murray, 1919. OCLC 10611666.

American units[edit]

  • Chadwick, Bruce. The First American Army: The Untold Story of George Washington and the Men behind America's First Fight for Freedom. Naperville, Illinois: Source Books, Inc., 2005. ISBN 978-1-4022-0506-4.[11][13]
  • Cubbison, Douglas R. The American Northern Theater Army in 1776: The Ruin and Reconstruction of the Continental Force. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2010. ISBN 978-0-7864-4564-6.
  • Hatch, Louis Clinton. The Administration of the American Revolutionary Army. London, England: 1904. OCLC 1677998.[7][12]
  • Lesser, Charles H. The Sinews of Independence: Monthly Strength Reports of the Colonial Army. Chicago, Illinois: 1976. ISBN 978-0-226-47332-1.
  • Piecuch, Jim, ed. Cavalry of the American Revolution. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, LLC, 2012. ISBN 978-1-59416-154-4.
  • Wright, Jr., Robert K. The Continental Army. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, United States Army, 2000, 1986. ISBN 978-0-16-001931-9.[7][9][11][17]

  • Billias, George A. General John Glover and His Marblehead Mariners. New York: Holt, 1960. (Shown as John Glover and His Marblehead Men in source.) OCLC 230745.[21]
  • Kidder, Francis. History of the First New Hampshire Regiment in the War of the Revolution. Albany, New York: Joel Munsell, 1868. OCLC 1424356.
  • Rankin, Hugh F. The North Carolina Continentals. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1971. ISBN 978-0-8078-1154-2.[14]
  • Reno, Linda Davis. The Maryland 400 in the Battle of Long Island, 1776. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2008. ISBN 978-0-7864-3537-1.
  • Stille, Charles J. Major General Anthony Wayne and the Pennsylvania Line in the Continental Army. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1893. OCLC 504757713[11][12]
  • Ward, Christopher L. The Delaware Continentals 1776–1783. Wilmington, Delaware: The Historical Society of Delaware, 1941. OCLC 2153031.
  • Ward, Harry M. General William Maxwell and the New Jersey Continentals. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1997. ISBN 978-0-313-30432-3.

French units[edit]

  • Dull, Jonathan. The French Navy and American Independence: A Study of Arms and Diplomacy, 1774-1787. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1975. ISBN 978-0-691-06920-3.[3]
  • Kennett, Lee. The French Forces in America, 1780–1783. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1977. ISBN 978-0-8371-9544-5.[7][11]

Uniforms and equipment[edit]

  • Elting, John R. Military Uniforms in America: The Era of the American Revolution, 1755-1795. San Rafael, CA: Presidio Press, 1974. OCLC 7486142.[7][15]
  • Franklin, Carl. British Army Uniforms of the American Revolution, 1751-1783. Havertown: Pen and Sword, 2013. ISBN 978-1-84884-690-6.
  • Mollo, John. Uniforms of the American Revolution. New York: Macmillan, 1975. ISBN 978-0-02-585580-9.
  • Neumann, George C. Battle Weapons of the American Revolution. Woonsocket, RI: Mowbray Publishers, 2011. ISBN 978-1-931464-49-9. Earlier work History of the Weapons of the American Revolution. New York: Outlet, 1975.[7]

Biographies[edit]

  • Baily, J. D. Commanders at Kings Mountain. Greenville, South Carolina: A Press, Inc., 1980. OCLC 7050155.
  • Billias, George Athan. George Washington's Generals and Opponents: Their Exploits and Leadership. 2 vol. New York Da Capo Press, 1994 (1964, 1969). ISBN 978-0-306-80560-8.[3][7]
  • Hannings, Bud. American Revolutionary War Leaders: A Biographical Dictionary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2009. ISBN 978-0-7864-4379-6.

British and allies biographies[edit]


  • Alden, John R. General Gage in America - Being Principally a History of His Role in the American Revolution. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1948. ISBN 978-0-8371-2264-9.[1][3][7][12]
  • Anderson, Troyer Steele. The Command of the Howe Brothers during the American Revolution. New York: Octagon Books, 1972. ISBN 978-0-403-00816-2.[3][5][6][7][12]
  • Bailyn, Bernard. The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1974. ISBN 978-0-674-64160-0.[3]
  • Barger, B. D. Lord Dartmouth and the American Revolution. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1965. OCLC 426475[1]
  • Bass, Robert D. The Green Dragoon: The Lives of Banastre Tarleton and Mary Robinson. New York: Holt, 1957. OCLC 1555678.[7]
  • Black, Jeremy. George III, America's Last King. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2006. ISBN 978-0-403-00816-2.[1][3][11]
  • Cone, Carl B. Burke and the Nature of Politics: The Age of the American Revolution. Lexington, KY, 1957. OCLC 21252059.[1]
  • Derry, James. Charles James Fox. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1972. OCLC 329417.[1]
  • Ferling, John. The Loyalist Mind: Joseph Galloway and the American Revolution. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977. ISBN 978-0-271-00514-0.[4]
  • Gruber, Ira. The Howe Brothers and the American Revolution. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1972. OCLC 333567.[3][7][6]
  • Hargrove, Richard J. General John Burgoyne. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 1983. ISBN 978-0-87413-200-7.[3][7]
  • Howson, Gerald. Burgoyne of Saratoga: A Biography. New York: Times Books, 1979. ISBN 978-0-8129-0770-4.
  • Lunt, John. John Burgoyne of Saratoga. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. OCLC 255871724.[3]
  • Mitchell, L. G. Charles James Fox. New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992. ISBN 978-0-19-820104-5.[1]
  • Nelson, Paul David. General Sir Guy Carleton, Lord Dorchester: Soldier-Statesman of Early British Canada. London; Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 2000. ISBN 978-0-8386-3838-5.[3]
  • Nelson, Paul David. William Tryon and the Course of Empire: A Life in British Imperial Service. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1990. ISBN 978-0-8078-1917-3.[7][6]
  • Sargent. Winthrop and William Abbatt, eds. Life and Career of Major John Andre, Adjutant–General of the British Army in America. New York: William Abbatt, 1902. OCLC 503692075.
  • Valentine, Alan. Lord George Germain. London: Clarendon Press, 1962. OCLC 398865.[3][7]
  • Valentine, Alan. Lord North. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1967. OCLC 399779.[7]
  • Whitley, Peter S. Lord North: The Prime Minister Who Lost America. London: Hambledon Continuum, 2007. ISBN 978-1-85285-519-2.[7]
  • Wickwire, Franklin and Mary Wickwire. Cornwallis and the War of Independence. London, Faber and Faber Ltd., 1971. ISBN 978-0-571-09677-0.[3][7]
  • Willcox, William B. Portrait of A General: Sir Henry Clinton in the War of Independence. New York: Knopf, 1964. OCLC 398399.[5][7][14]

American biographies[edit]

  • Broadwater, Robert P. American Generals of the Revolutionary War: A Biographical Dictionary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2007. ISBN 978-0-7864-6905-5.
  • Meister, Charles W. The Founding Fathers. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1987. Paperback reprint. ISBN 978-0-7864-6759-4.
  • Ward, Harry M. For Virginia and for Independence: Twenty–Eight Revolutionary War Soldiers from the Old Dominion. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2011. ISBN 978-0-7864-6130-1.

French biographies[edit]

Politics[edit]

  • Brown, Gerald Saxon. The American Secretary: The Colonial Policy of Lord George Germain, 1775-1778. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1963. OCLC 399107.[1][3]
  • Burnett, Edmund C. The Continental Congress. New York: Macmillan Co., 1941. OCLC 1467233.[1][12]
  • Donoughue, Bernard. British Politics and the American Revolution: The Path to War, 1773-75. London, Macmillan; New York, St. Martin's Press, 1964. OCLC 426617.[7]
  • Lefer, David. The Founding Conservatives: How a Group of Unsung Heroes Saved the American Revolution. New York: Penguin Group, 2013. ISBN 978-1-59523-069-0.
  • Shmizzi, Ernest and Gregory. The Staten Island Peace Conference, September 11, 1776. Albany, New York: New York State Bicentennial Commission, 1976. OCLC 2843025.[7]

Diplomacy[edit]

  • Bemis, Samuel Flagg. The Diplomacy of the American Revolution. New York: 1935. OCLC 491725. Several reprintings.[7]
  • Corwin, Edward S. French Policy and the American Alliance of 1778. New York: 1916. OCLC 187156641.[7]
  • Dull, Jonathan. A Diplomatic History of the American Revolution. New Haven, CT: 1983. ISBN 978-0-300-03419-6.[1][7][14]
  • Wharton, Francis. Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States, six volumes. Washington, D.C.: 1882. OCLC 493244.[16]

Women, minorities, and religious groups[edit]

  • Booth, Sally Smith. The Women of '76. New York: Hastings House, 1984. ISBN 978-0-8038-8066-5.
  • Buel, Joy Day and Richard, Jr. The Way of Duty: A Woman and Her Family in Revolutionary American. New York: W. W. Norton, 1984. ISBN 978-0-393-01767-0.[5]
  • Cleary, Patricia. Elizabeth Murray: A Woman's Pursuit of Independence in Eighteenth-Century America. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2000. ISBN 978-1-55849-263-9.
  • Evans, Elizabeth. Weathering the Storm: Women of the American Revolution. New York: Scribners, 1975. ISBN 978-0-684-13953-1.
  • Foner, Philip. Blacks in the American Revolution. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1976. ISBN 978-0-8371-8946-8.[7]
  • Gilbert, Alan. Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-226-29307-3.[2]
  • Knoblock, Glenn A. "Strong and Brave Fellows": New Hampshire’s Black Soldiers and Sailors of the American Revolution, 1775–1784. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2003. ISBN 978-0-7864-1548-9.
  • McKeel, Arthur J. The Relation of the Quakers to the American Revolution. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, Inc., 1979. ISBN 978-0-8191-0792-3.
  • Pingeon, Francis D. Blacks in the Revolutionary Era. Trenton, New Jersey: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1975. OCLC 2202420.
  • Quarles, Benjamin. The Negro in the Revolution. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1961. ISBN 978-0-8078-0833-7.[5][7]
  • Walling, Richard. Men of Color at the Battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778. Highstown, New Jersey: Longstreet House, 1994. ISBN 978-0-944413-29-6.

Other[edit]

  • Baker, N. Government and Contractors: The British Treasury and War Supplies. London: Athlone, 1971. ISBN 978-0-485-13130-7.[3][6]
  • Borick, Carl P. Relieve Us of This Burthen: American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South, 1780-1782. Charleston: University of South Carolina Press, 2012. ISBN 978-1-61117-039-9.[2]
  • Bowler, R. A. Logistics and the Failure of the British Army in America, 1775-1783. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1975. ISBN 978-0-691-04630-3.[3][6]
  • Bowman, Larry G. Captive Americans: Prisoners During the American Revolution. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 1976. ISBN 978-0-8214-0215-3.[7]
  • Burrows, Edwin G. Forgotten Patriots: The Untold Story of American Prisoners During the Revolutionary War. New York: Basic Books, 2008. ISBN 978-0-465-00835-3.[2]
  • Carp, E. Wayne. To Starve the Army at Pleasure: Continental Army Administration and American Political Culture, 1775–83. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1984. ISBN 978-0-8078-1587-8.[3][7][14]
  • Gelbert, Doug. American Revolutionary War Sites, Memorials, Museums and Library Collections: A State-by-State Guidebook to Places Open to the Public. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2003. ISBN 978-0-7864-1696-7.
  • Jasanoff, Maya. Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World. New York: Knopf, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4000-4168-8.[2]
  • Knollenberg, Bernhard. Washington and the Revolution, a Reappraisal: Gates, Conway, and the Continental Congress. New York: Macmillan, 1941. OCLC 747978.[7][10]
  • Kranish, Michael. Flight from Monticello: Thomas Jefferson at War. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-19-537462-9.[2]
  • Mahoney, Henry Thayer and Marjorie Locke Mahoney. Gallantry in Action: A Biographic Dictionary of Espionage in the American Revolutionary War.. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, Inc., 1999. ISBN 978-0-7618-1479-5.
  • Morris, Richard B. The Peacemakers: The Great Powers and American Independence. New York: Harper & Row, 1970. OCLC 221905807.
  • Norton, Mary Beth. The British–Americans: The Loyalists in England. Boston, Massachusetts: 1972. ISBN 978-0-316-61250-0.
  • Reiss, M.D., Oscar. Medicine and the American Revolution: How Diseases and Their Treatments Affected the Colonial Army. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2005. ISBN 978-0-7864-2160-2.
  • Risch, Erna. Supplying Washington's Army. Washington, DC: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1981. OCLC 6279378.[7]
  • Rossie, Jonathan Gregory. The Politics of Command in the American Revolution. Syracuse, New York: 1975. ISBN 978-0-8156-0112-8.[7]
  • Royster, Charles. A Revolutionary People at War: The Continental Army & American Character, 1775-1783. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1979. ISBN 978-0-8078-4606-3.[3][7][11][14]
  • Ryan, Dennis P. New Jersey's Loyalists. Trenton, New Jersey: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1975. OCLC 2202545.
  • Salinger, Sharon V. Taverns and Drinking in Early America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. ISBN 978-0-8018-7899-2.
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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae Ferling, John. Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2011. ISBN 978-1-60819-008-9. pp. 365–371.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Bibliography of works published primarily by university/academic presses since 2006 on early American topics in The Junto. "The Junto is a group blog made up of junior early Americanists—graduate students and junior faculty—dedicated to providing content of general interest to other early Americanists and those interested in early American history, as well as a forum for discussion of relevant historical and academic topics."
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am O'Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson. The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of Empire. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-300-19107-3.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Beeman, Richard. Our Lives, Our Fortunes & Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776. New York: Basic Books, 2013. ISBN 978-0-465-02629-6. pp. 437–477.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai McCullough, David. 1776. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2006. First published by Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2005. ISBN 978-7432-2672-1. (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.) pp. 351–364.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Spring, Matthew H. With Zeal and With Bayonets Only: The British Army on Campaign in North America, 1775–1783. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-8061-4152-7. Originally published in hard cover, 2008. pp. 356–362.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs Ferling, John. Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-19-518121-0.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g Palmer, Dave R. George Washington's Military Genius. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2012. ISBN 978-1-59698-791-3.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Golway, Terry. Washington's General: Nathanael Green and the Triumph of the American Revolution. New York: Henry Holt & Company, 2006. ISBN 978-0-8050-8005-6.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Borkow, Richard, George Washington's Westchester Gamble: The Encampment on the Hudson & the Trapping of Cornwallis. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2011. ISBN 978-1-60949-039-3. pp. 179–183.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an Tonsetic, Robert L. 1781: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Casemate, 2011. ISBN 978-1-61200-063-3. pp. 241–246.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w Ward, Christopher. John Richard Alden, ed. The War of the Revolution. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2011. ISBN 978-1-61608-080-8. Originally published Old Saybrook, CT: Konecky & Konecky, 1952. pp.943–954.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Tonsetic, Robert L. Special Operations During the American Revolution. Philadelphia, Oxford: Casemate Publishers, 2013. ISBN 978-1-61200-165-4. pp. 259–262.
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Borick, Carl P. A Gallant Defense: The Siege of Charleston, 1780. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2003. Paperback edition 2012. ISBN 978-1-57003-487-9. pp. 307–316.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i Nelson, James L. George Washington's Great Gamble: And the Sea Battle That Won the American Revolution. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010. ISBN 978-0-07-162679-8. pp. 365–369.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i Commager, Henry Steele and Richard B. Morris, eds. The Spirit of 'Seventy-Six': The Story of the American Revolution as told by Participants. New York: Da Capo Press, 1995. ISBN 978-0-306-80620-9. Originally published: Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1958. pp. 1299–1319.
  17. ^ a b c d e f Piecuch, Jim, ed. Cavalry of the American Revolution. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, LLC, 2012. ISBN 978-1-59416-154-4. pp. 261–265.
  18. ^ Ferling, 2007, lists this under "Battles, Campaigns and Events of the War."
  19. ^ a b Ferling, 2007, p. 605.
  20. ^ Ferling, 2007, p. 578.
  21. ^ Ferling, 2007, p. 579.