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S2E18 "The Prequel to The Crossing"
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S2E18 "The Prequel to The Crossing"

One of the most iconic events of the American Revolution was the "Crossing of the Delaware River". Are you aware of the events that made that crossing so critical that even a Nor'easter would not result in it's cancellation? Joining us this week is our Special Guest Roger Williams. Roger is the co-founder of tencrucialdays.org and was previously our guest on last year’s Christmas Special. We hope you enjoy this episode of Revolutionary War Rarities. Please make sure and subscribe to our YouTube Channel, join our Facebook Group, and follow us on Instagram. More information can also be found at fastfunhistory.com. Show Notes: A brief list of resources to do further research on the topics mentioned in this episode. Ten Crucial Days: https://tencrucialdays.org/ SAR Library: https://library.sar.org/ Thomas Payne’s pamphlet The Crisis: https://nj.gov/state/historical/assets/pdf/topical/war-document-december-23rd-1776.pdf A brief summary of the New York Campaign: https://www.mountvernon.org/library/digitalhistory/digital-encyclopedia/article/new-york-campaign/ The proclamation by Howe brothers offering restoration of peace: https://digital.lib.niu.edu/islandora/object/niu-amarch%3A96725 British Cantonments between Burlington and New Bridge, New Jersey in 1776: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3811s.ct000077 Petty Coat Bridge: https://www.battlefields.org/visit/battlefields/petticoat-bridge Mount Holly New Jersey: https://www.battlefields.org/learn/revolutionary-war/battles/mount-holly American Battlefield Trust: https://www.battlefields.org/ The Enemy Harassed: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Enemy-Harassed/Jim-Stempel/9781637586150 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Find Revolutionary War Rarities on the internet at https://www.fastfunhistory.com Find us on Facebook and Instagram by searching “Revolutionary War Rarities” For more Educational resources from the Sons of the American Revolution: https://www.Education.sar.org
S2E17 - "Always Faithful"
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S2E17 - "Always Faithful"

The United States Marine’s have been in existence since just about the very beginning. Join us now, by clicking on the picture below to learn more about the founding of the United States Marines and the role they played in the American Revolution. “Semper Fi” or “Semper Fidelis” is Latin for “Always Faithful” and that is what the United States Marine Corp has always been! Faithful to the cause of Freedom and Liberty, faithful to the mission, and each Marine has always been faithful to the Marine on their right and the Marine on their left! Make sure and check out the Show Notes for references and research information. And, please subscribe to our YouTube Channel, join our Facebook Group, and Follow us on Instagram. Our webpage can be found at fastfunhistory.com. Now, we hope you enjoy this episode of Revolutionary War Rarities, the podcast from The Sons of the American Revolution. Make sure and check out the Show Notes below for references and further details on the Marines and their founding. A brief list of resources to do further research on the topics mentioned in this episode. The Founding and History of the USMC: www.usmcu.edu/Research/Marine-Corps-History-Division/Brief-Histories/ www.marines.com Original resolution to establish the Continental Marines: www.usmcu.edu/Research/Marine-Corps-History-Division/Frequently-Requested-Topics/Historical-Documents-Orders-and-Speeches/Resolution-Establishing-the-Continental-Marines/ Marines in the American Revolution https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/1923/june/american-marines-revolution A Pictorial History of the Marines in the Revolution Officers of the Continental Marine Corps For a brief history of John Martin and African Americans in the USMC https://www.dvidshub.net/news/373064/history-black-marine About Tun Tavern and the effort to build a replica www.thetun.org/ “Washington’s Marines: The Origins of the Corps and the American Revolution, 1775-1777” https://www.savasbeatie.com/washingtons-marines-the-origins-of-the-corps-and-the-american-revolution-1775-1777/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Find Revolutionary War Rarities on the internet at www.fastfunhistory.com Join us on Facebook or Instagram! For more Educational resources from the Sons of the American Revolution: Education.sar.org American Village: https://www.americanvillage.org/ Thumbnail by Famartin. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ No Changes
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