7th Annual Conference of the American Revolution – March 23-25, 2018

Friday, March 23 – Sunday to March 25, 2018 

Williamsburg, Virginia

Conference Registration: $245 

Conference Registration + Bus Tour: $355

American Revolution Conference

 

Edward G. Lengel, Head of Faculty — Light Horse Harry Lee at Fort Motte, 1781

Nathaniel Philbrick – Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold and the Fate of the American Revolution

James Kirby Martin – The River that Mattered Most in the Revolutionary War

Stuart Leibiger – Washington and Lafayette: Father and Son of the Revolution

Christian McBurney – The Rhode Island Campaign: The First French—American Operation of the Revolutionary War

Eric Schnitzer – Feuds and Friendships: Horatio Gates, Benedict Arnold and Philip Schuyler during the Saratoga Campaign

Richard J. Sommers – Founding Fathers and Fighting Sons: The Revolutionary War Forbearers of Civil War Soldiers and Statesmen

Glenn F. Williams – Dunmore’s War and the Battle of Point Pleasant

Stephanie Seal Walters – Emerging Scholar—Civil War of the Heart: Virginia’s First Families & the Revolution’s Devastation at Home

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6th Annual Conference of the American Revolution – March 24-26, 2017

Friday, March 24 – Sunday to March 26, 2017  (Conference begins at 6:30pm)

Williamsburg, Virginia

Conference Registration: $245 

American Revolution Conference

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Edward G. Lengel, Head of Faculty – George III’s American Madness

James Kirby Martin – The Real Continentals: Joseph Plumb Martin and His Comrades

David Preston – The Legacy of Braddock’s Defeat on the American Revolution

Mark Lender – Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign and the Politics of Battle

John Grenier – Staying Loyal to the King: Why Robert Rogers Did Not Join the Rebels

Michael Gabriel – Major General Richard Montgomery: The Making of an American Hero

Dennis Conrad – A Sea Change: Naval Warfare in the American Revolution during the Spring of 1778

Robert Smith: – Manufacturing Independence: Industrial Innovation during the American Revolution

Robert Selig – Rochambeau’s Most Colorful Officer: Robert Guillaume, Baron de Dillon of Lauzun’s Legion

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5th Annual Conference of the American Revolution – March 18-20, 2016

Friday, March 18 – Sunday to March 20, 2016  (Conference begins at 6:30pm)

Colonial Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel

Williamsburg, Virginia

Conference Package: $225 (includes lunch and refreshment breaks)

American Revolution Conference

Edward G. Lengel, Head of Faculty:“The Action was Warm in Every Quarter”: The Battle of Germantown

Nathaniel Philbrick: “Stand Secure Amidst a Falling World”: The Battle of Bunker Hill

Daniel Krebs: The King’s German Auxiliaries during the American War of Independence

Kathleen Duval: Spain’s Unsung Hero: Bernado Galvez and the Capture of Pensacola 1781

Peter Henriques: America’s Atlas: The Leadership of George Washington

James Kirby Martin: Through a Howling Wilderness: Benedict Arnold’s March to Quebec

Todd Braisted: The Grand Forage of 1778: The Revolutionary War’s Forgotten Campaign

John Bell: The Road to Concord: How Four Small Cannons Set Off the American Revolution

Molly Fitzgerald Perry:“The Lowest of the Mob”: Exploring the Actions of Sailors and Slaves during the Stamp Act Crisis

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4th Annual Conference of the American Revolution – PAST TOUR

Friday, March 20 (7pm) – Sunday, March 22 (Noon)

Colonial Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel

Williamsburg, Virginia

Conference Package: $225

American Revolution Conference

Edward G. Lengel, Head of Faculty: “Enigmatic Warrior: Light-Horse harry Lee at the Battle of Eutaw Springs”

Rick Atkinson: “Bringing Back the Dead: History, Memory, and Writing About War”

John “Jack” Buchanan: “ ‘A Great and Good Man’: Nathanael Greene and the Road to Charleston”

Don Hagist: “The Revolution’s Last Men: The Soldiers behind the Photographs”

James Kirby Martin: “The Man Who Wouldn’t Be King: George Washington and the Newburgh Conspiracy”

Holly Mayer: “Command and Control of congress’s Own: Hazen’s 2nd Canadian Regiment”

Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy: “Hot Weather and Heavy Casualties: The Revolutionary War in the Caribbean”

Julia Anne Osman: “From Greatest Enemies to Greatest Allies: France and America in the War for Independence”

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Victory at Yorktown – May 28, 2015 – PAST TOUR

Thursday, May 28, 8am to 5pm

Leaving from the Omni Hotel – Richmond, Virginia

Our Tour Leaders: Edward G. Lengel, William Welsch and Bruce Venter

Registration Fee: $145

American Revolution Conference 2America’s History’s fifth tour for the Company of Military Historians will focus on Virginia’s major Revolutionary War campaign: General George Washington’s victory over Lt. Gen. Charles Lord Cornwallis’s British army at Yorktown in October 1781. We have enlisted an award-winning author and historian as part of our tour team. Edward G. Lengel is editor-in-chief of the Papers of George Washington Project at the University of Virginia and author of three books on Washington, including the highly acclaimed General George Washington: A Military Biography. He will be joined by Bill Welsch, an author and popular Revolutionary War tour leader; some members will remember Bill as the leader our Trenton tour in 2011. Bruce Venter, president of America’s History, LLC, a Company member and author of The Battle of Hubbardton: The Rear Guard Action that Saved America (2015) will provide the British side of the story.

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A Conference on the American Revolution and Tour of Yorktown Battlefield

Friday, March 23-Sunday, March 25, 2012
 Williamsburg Hospitality House in Williamsburg, VA
Registration and sign-in starts at 6pm on Friday

Our first presentation will be at 7:45 PM on Friday, March 23 with: 

Edward G. Lengel, Head of Faculty: “General George Washington”

Saturday’s program (includes lunch) will start at 8:30 AM with presentations by:

John Hall: “Washington’s Partisans: Early American Warfare Reconsidered”
Joshua Howard: “Into the Breach: Nathanael Greene’s 1781 South Carolina Campaign”
Mark Lender: “What Kind of Victory: Washington, the Army and Monmouth Reconsidered”
Paul Lockhart: “The Whites of Their Eyes: Bunker Hill and the First American Army”
Andrew O’Shaughnessy: “The Men Who Lost America: British Politicians and Generals”

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