Month: January 2016

Episode 032

The Flag Resolution

The United States flag is an iconic symbol, created in part with the Flag Resolution. But did soldiers in the Continental Army use it? Yes and no. We'll find out more on this week's episode.

Episode 031

Battle of Ridgefield

A few short months after Washington beds down for the winter in Morristown, NC the Battle of Ridgefield and the subsequent skirmishes surrounding the battle took place, featuring none other than Benedict Arnold.

Episode 030

Battle of Valcour Island

Valcour Island was the first battle of the American Navy and pitted Benedict Arnold against Guy Carleton, British governor of Quebec in an arms race of boat building and cannon firing on Lake Champlain.

Episode 029

Battle of Princeton

The Battle of Princeton pitted George Washington against British General Mawhood near the current location of Princeton university in early January of 1777. After several routes and the death of Mercer, will Washington be able to rally a victory?