The Annual Guilford Courthouse Revolutionary War Lecture Series will be presented at 7:00pm Wednesday March 14-Friday March 16 in the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park Visitor Center. Author/ historians Scott Liell, John Hairr, and Don Hagist are featured this year. Their books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Reservations are required. Follow the link below for details of the event and reservation information.
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46 Pages, Thomas Paine - Liell
“Thomas Paine, a native of Thetford, England, arrived in America’s colonies with little in the way of money, reputation, or prospects, though he did have a letter of recommendation in his pocket from Benjamin Franklin. Paine also had a passion for liberty in all its forms, and an abiding hatred of tyranny. His forceful, direct expression of those principles found voice in a pamphlet he wrote entitled Common Sense, which proved to be the most influential political work of the time. Ultimately, Paine’s treatise provided inspiration to the second Continental Congress for the drafting of the Declaration of Independence. 46 Pages is a dramatic look at a pivotal moment in our country’s formation, a scholar’s meticulous recreation of the turbulent years leading up to the Revolutionary War, retold with excitement and new insight”. Amazon
Col Davis Fanning - Hairr
“In this book, award winning writer and historian John Hairr traces the life of the famous Loyalist partisan from his birth in Virginia and childhood in Johnston County, North Carolina, to his death in Digby, Nova Scotia. Fanning’s exploits during the Revolutionary War in the Carolinas are thoroughly chronicled. Hairr includes accounts of action at Ninety Six, Lindley’s Fort, King’s Mountain, Great Cane Brake and Musgroves Mill in South Carolina; Beatti’s Bridge, Elizabethtown, Brown Marsh and House in the Horseshoe from North Carolina. Fanning’s trials and tribulations from Florida to New Brunswick, and his final years in Nova Scotia, are all recorded”. Amazon
Roger Lamb - Hagist
“Roger Lamb is one of the most-often quoted sources for the British soldier’s experience during the American Revolution. This edition is an abridged and completely annotated version of Roger Lamb’s two books; A Journal of Occurrences during the Late American War (1809) and Memoir of My Own Life (1811). Lamb’s wartime experiences have been culled from each book and blended together chronologically to form a highly readable, exciting and authentic narrative of the American Revolution.
The text of A British Soldier’s Story is taken verbatim from Roger Lamb’s own writings. The introduction includes background material on Lamb, plus an overview of the weapons, tactics, uniforms and accouterments used by the British Army during the American Revolution”. Ballandalloch Press
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