Pinot and Prose is a monthly column exploring great books and the drinks to enjoy them with. Why should food get all the fun? From the merchant houses of Bilabo and Nantes, to the battlefields of Honduras and India, to the halls of the Palacio Real and the Château de Versailles, this Pulitzer Prize nominated book highlights how, … Continue reading Pinot and Prose – Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It
With A Bloodless Victory now off to the printers, I can fully turn my attention to what I want my next book to be about. Given my work at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington, it makes sense it would explore the American War of Independence, but what aspect?! … Continue reading The Next Project
In 1781, George Washington and Benjamin Tallmadge discussed the feasibility of launching a daring raid across the Long Island Sound. I wrote about the proposed raid here. Also, why not watch a video of me discussing the raid? Be sure to leave any questions or comments below!
I recently wrote a piece for the Journal of the American Revolution. In it I explore the July 1781 reconnaissance of northern Manhattan by the French and Continental Armies. You can also find an interactive map of the reconnaissance here. Take a read and then be sure leave your thoughts and comments below!