Researching the American Revolution

Your source for information on the American War of Independence


Web Sites

A group blog on early Canadian history has many articles on the American Invasion of Canada during the Revolutionary War.

Primary Sources

Darley, Stephen. Voices from a Wilderness Expedition: The Journals and Men of Benedict Arnold’s Expedition to Quebec in 1775. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2011.

Papet, Friedrich Julius von, and Bruce E. Burgoyne. Canada during the American Revolutionary War: Lieutenant Friedrich Julius von Papet’s Journal of the Sea Voyage to North America and the Campaign Conducted There, 15 May 1776 to 10 October 1783. Bowie, Md: Heritage Books, 1998.

Roberts, Kenneth, ed. March to Quebec – Journals of the Members of Arnold’s Expedition. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1938.

Secondary Sources

Anderson, Mark R. The Battle for the Fourteenth Colony: America’s War of Liberation in Canada, 1774-1776. Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 2013.

Chidsey, Donald Barr. The War in the North – An Informal History of the American Revolution in and near Canada. New York: Crown Publishing, 1967.

Kidder, Frederic. Military Operations in Eastern Maine and Nova Scotia during the Revolution Chiefly Compllied from the Journals and Letters of John Allen, with Notes and a Memoir of Col. John Allen. Albany: Joel Munsell, 1867.

Smith, Justin H. Our Struggle for the Fourteenth Colony – Canada and the American Revolution. 2 vols. New York & London: G. P. Putnan’s Sons, 1907.

Wrong, George M. Canada and the American Revolution. New York: The MacMillian Company, 1935.

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