Recommended Books on the Revolutionary War

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A Revolutionary People At War: The Continental Army and American Character, 1775-1783
1.  A Revolutionary People At War: The Continental Army and American Character, 1775-1783 by Charles Royster
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  "Insightful, well-researched, demonstrating a depth of knowledge on the Continental Army."
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The Continental Army
2.  The Continental Army by Robert K. Wright
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  "Excellent reference on the Continental Army, listing all the serving units and their lineages.  A definitive work."
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Battles Of The Revolutionary War: 1775-1781 (Major Battles and Campaigns ; 3)
3.  Battles Of The Revolutionary War: 1775-1781 (Major Battles and Campaigns ; 3) by W. J. Wood
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  "An excellent survey of picked battles, giving authoritative comment and text on the battles and leaders, as well as the outocomes."
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The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
4.  The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard Bailyn
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  "Expert, authoritative background to the political beliefs of the Revolution and those who started it and formed the country.  At odds with the new revisionist theories of 'Biblically based government."
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The Winter Soldiers: The Battles for Trenton and Princeton
5.  The Winter Soldiers: The Battles for Trenton and Princeton by Richard M. Ketchum
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  "Excellent telling of the old tale by a former editor of American Heritage Magazine."
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Saratoga: Turning Point of America's Revolutionary War
6.  Saratoga: Turning Point of America's Revolutionary War by Richard M. Ketchum
The list author says:
  "New history which tells the story of the turning point of the Revolution with verve, color, and use of reliable sources.  Almost as good as John Elting's book on the same subject."
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Decisive Day: The Battle for Bunker Hill
7.  Decisive Day: The Battle for Bunker Hill by Richard M. Ketchum
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  "Excellent account.  If a book has Ketchum's name on it, buy it."
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Encyclopedia of the American Revolution
8.  Encyclopedia of the American Revolution by Mark Mayo Boatner
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  "I have found this work indispensable.  There are small errors throughout the text, but in a book this large it cannot be helped."
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The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas
9.  The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas by John Buchanan
The list author says:
  "A campaign, instead of a battle, study.  Insightful,  fact-filled, well-written, and a definite asset to the literature of the period."
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A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens
10.  A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens by Lawrence Edward Babits
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  "The newest history of Cowpens, largely based on old pension accounts, which could be a problem.  Still, it is helpful, though too much emphasis is placed on the militia vice the Continentals."
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