The war that forged a country, the Revolutionary War was arguably the biggest turning point in American history. How did 13 colonies band together to break off on their own as an official country? These books help to explain how that happened: the battles fought, the lives lost, the people who served, the economic impact, the global impact, and more.
Separate our celebratory facts from fiction.
She's said to have created the first American flag, but the real story is more complicated.
By Orrin Grey
We look to the colony's origins to understand its revolutionary mindset.
These riveting reads offer fresh insight into America's fight for independence.
This minor battle led to major strategic victory for the rebelling colonists in the first months of the Revolutionary War.
The fleet posed an unexpected threat to the might of the British Navy.
During a 1777 skirmish in Cooch’s Bridge, Delaware, General William Maxwell ordered the flag be raised.
Meet the man as he became a legend.
During the early Battle of Long Island, a British victory left American forces dejected.
By Orrin Grey
Rediscover the forgotten battles of America's most defining war.
These hired fighters didn't just disappear—but what happened to them may surprise you.
The Continental Army rose from winter devastation to become a force to be reckoned with.
Join the scene of the Revolutionary War's most important battles, from embarrassing defeats to shocking underdog victories.
By Robert Walsh
The Butler family's contributions made our nation's birth possible.
Conspiracy plots, soldiers in disguise, and Broadway excursions filled the days of Revolutionary troops.
These six soldiers were part of an 1863 project to speak to remaining Revolutionary War veterans.
Meet the man behind the legend.
Diseases, brutal weather, and enemy fire all failed to take him down.