Researching the American Revolution

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Western Campaigns

Memorial to George Rogers Clark in Charlottesville, VA by author

Primary Sources

Kellogg, Louise Phelps, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Sons of the American Revolution, and Wisconsin Society. Frontier Defense on the Upper Ohio, 1777-1778. Millwood, N.Y.: Kraus Reprint Co., 1977.

Secondary Sources

Blackmon, Richard D. Dark and Bloody Ground: The American Revolution along the Southern Frontier. 1. Westholme pbk. Yardley, Pa: Westholme, 2012.


DuVal, Kathleen. Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution. First edition. New York: Random House, 2015.

Griffin, Patrick. American Leviathan: Empire, Nation, and Revolutionary Frontier. 1st ed. New York: Hill and Wang, 2007.

Hinderaker, Eric, and Peter C. Mancall. At the Edge of Empire: The Backcountry in British North America. Regional Perspectives on Early America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.

Hinsdale, B. A. The Old Northwest. 2 vols. New York: Townsend Mac Coun, 1891.

Moyer, Paul Benjamin. Wild Yankees: The Struggle for Independence along Pennsylvania’s Revolutionary Frontier. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007.

Pease, Theodore Calvin, and Marguerite Jenison Pease. George Rogers Clark and the Revolution in Illinois. Springfield, IL: The Illinois State Historical Society, 1929.

Potts, Gwynne Tuell. George Rogers Clark and William Croghan: A Story of the Revolution, Settlement, and Early Life at Locust Grove. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2020.

Saunt, Claudio. West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776. First edition. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2014.

Schrodt, Philip. George Rogers Clark Frontier Revolutionary. Bloomington, IN: Buffalo Wallow Press, 1976.

Swisher, James K. The Revolutionary War in the Southern Back Country. Gretna: Pelican Pub. Co, 2008.


George Rogers Clark Memorial – University of Virginia Campus – Charlottesville, VA

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