Researching the American Revolution

Your source for information on the American War of Independence

Lexington, Concord, Bunker Hill and Siege of Boston

John Hancock

Secondary Sources

Beck, Derek W. The War before Independence, 1775-1776: Igniting the American Revolution. Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks, 2016.

Coburn, Frank Warren. The Battle of April 19, 1775 in Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Arlington, Cambridge, Somerville and Charlestown Massachusetts. Lexington, MA: Lexington Historical Society, 1922.

Fischer, David Hackett. Paul Revere’s Ride. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Frothingham, Richard. History of the Siege of Boston, Battles of Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1896.

Galvin, John R. The Minute Men: The First Fight: Myths & Realities of the American Revolution. 2nd ed., rev. An AUSA Book. Washington: Pergamon-Brassey’s International Defense Publisher, 1989.

Gross, Robert A. The Minutemen and Their World. First. new York: Hill and Wang, 1976.

———. The Minutemen and Their World. 25th anniversary ed. New York: Hill and Wang, 2001.

Philbrick, Nathaniel. Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution. New York: Viking, 2013.

Stackpole, Edouard A. Nantucket in the American Revolution. Falmouth, MA: Nantucket Historical Society, 1976.

Town of Lexington. Proceedings at the Centennial Celebration of the Battle of Lexington, April 19, 1875. Boston: Lockwood, Brooks, & Co., 1875.


Gotta Have It: Shortly After Bunker Hill, Everyone Wanted a Picture of Israel Putnam

Bunker Hill Day Special

Author to Talk of Gen Putnam: Hero or Coward?

Web Sites

Lexington Historical Society Web Site

Views of Bunker Hill

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Views of Lexington

Buckman Tavern on Battle Green in Lexington, Massachusetts



Paul Revere’s House in Old North End

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