Month: October 2015

Episode 019

Battle of Sullivan’s Island

After evacuating Boston, the British forces in America needed a new base of operations in the colonies. Charleston, SC was the obvious choice, but a small fort on Sullivan's Island stood in their way, commanded by Colonel Moultrie.

Episode 018

Evacuation Day

Evacuation Day is the name given to the day that British troops evacuated Boston, effectively ending the 11 month Siege of Boston. We'll talk about how Washington orchestrated this with cannon captured from Fort Ticonderoga.

Episode 017

The Battle of Nassau

A Revolutionary War battle in the Bahamas? Yes, it happened during the Battle of Nassau. But was it actually an order to be followed? Or an "interpretation" of the orders given? We'll discuss in this week's episode.

Episode 016

Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge

While the American forces in Canada were preparing for and executing their retreat, tensions between Patriots and Loyalists flared once again in North Carolina.

Episode 015

Benedict Arnold in Quebec – Part II

Benedict Arnold and Richard Montgomery make their assault on the fortified city of Quebec in December of 1775. Indecision and poor leadership from Arnold's forces will cost them the battle.