Browsing All posts tagged under »Revolutionary War«

A safe and happy 4th!

July 4, 2009 by

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Here’s wishing everyone a safe and happy Independence Day! In thinking about the day this year, after a trip to Saratoga, NY last summer, I find it rather interesting to reflect on my Hessian relatives. So, a quick sidetrack from the American Civil War today… Sure, I have my fair share of ancestors who were […]

A family’s historical memory… of a Hessian ancestor

August 31, 2008 by

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Other than posting about Civil War Memory and Digital History, I don’t often post about another period of American history that interests me a great deal… the colonial era through the American Revolution. However, in keeping in touch with the base theme of Civil War memory of this blog, it seems appropriate enough to make […]