Dispatches: The Podcast of the Journal of the American Revolution
E119: David P. Ervin: The Continental Army on the Upper Ohio

E119: David P. Ervin: The Continental Army on the Upper Ohio

June 12, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor David P. Ervin. The American West was as wild as ever in the Revolutionary era, and the Ohio River Valley took center stage. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E118: Mike Matheny: How Paperwork Saved the Continental Army

E118: Mike Matheny: How Paperwork Saved the Continental Army

June 6, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor Mike Matheny. Disorganized and in disarray, the Continental Army was in dire need of renewal. It came in the form of a new clerical process from an unlikely source. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E117: Charles Dewey: Amicus Reipublicae: Abraham Bancker, Friend of the Republic

E117: Charles Dewey: Amicus Reipublicae: Abraham Bancker, Friend of the Republic

May 29, 2021

This week our guest is Jar Contributor and military intelligence officer Charles Dewey. New York was a hotbed of espionage during the American Revolution, and cast many unlikely characters into historic roles. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

E116: Philip D. Weaver: New York’s First Revolutionary Captain

E116: Philip D. Weaver: New York’s First Revolutionary Captain

May 22, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor Phil Weaver. Although his position was of great importance, Joseph McCracken largely remains a mystery. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E115:  Eric Sterner: John Rutledge of South Carolina

E115: Eric Sterner: John Rutledge of South Carolina

May 15, 2021

This week our guest is author and JAR Contributor Eric Sterner. John Rutledge played a critical role in America’s Founding Era...in more ways than one. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E114: William V. Wenger: Foreign Assistance to America’sRevolutionary War

E114: William V. Wenger: Foreign Assistance to America’sRevolutionary War

May 8, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor William V. Wenger. The fledgling United States needed major assistance to win its independence from Great Britain, and it came in form of essential loans from some surprising allies. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E113: James P. Sieradzki: The New Jersey Shop License Law of 1780

E113: James P. Sieradzki: The New Jersey Shop License Law of 1780

May 1, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor James P. Sieradzki. While the war raged in New York and New Jersey, shopkeepers were forced to choose sides. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E112:Jonathan Bayer: Fake News of the Surrender of Quebec

E112:Jonathan Bayer: Fake News of the Surrender of Quebec

April 24, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor Jonathan Bayer. While many consider “fake news” to be a modern term, it’s legacy stretches back well into the Revolutionary era. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E111: Gary Ecelbarger: Clement Biddle Partially Clears The “Battle Of The Clouds”

E111: Gary Ecelbarger: Clement Biddle Partially Clears The “Battle Of The Clouds”

April 17, 2021

This week our guest is JAR Contributor Gary Ecelbarger. While some battles have been fully vetted and clearly understood, "The Battle of the Clouds" has been surrounded by questions. One source, that of Clement Biddle, may finally give us the answers we've been looking for. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

E110: Geoff Smock: The Teenage Thomas Jefferson

E110: Geoff Smock: The Teenage Thomas Jefferson

April 10, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor Geoff Smock. Quiet, thoughtful, and composed. While these traits often describe the adult Jefferson, his teenage years were far more emotional. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

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