Sources & Links

These are sources available on the internet and, as such, may change from time to time, but they will give you brief introductions to people and places in Memoir of a Green Mountain Boy.

The Cover Painting: The cover painting is Alonzo Chapelle’s “Battle of Bennington,” reproduced with permission of the Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont.

THE GREEN MOUNTAIN BOYS

The Green Mountain Boys

An early novel about the Green Mountain Boys: Judge Daniel Pierce Thompson’s The Green Mountain Boys. 1840. From an exhibit at the Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT

The Green Mountain Boys, from Wikipedia

Pownal Historical Society

Lists of Green Mountain Boys and Revolutionary soldiers from Pownal

ABENAKI

Abenaki Nation–Missiquoi/Sokoki

tp.gifby Abenaki Nation

Abenaki

tp.gifby Lee Sulzman

Abenaki History

tp.gifManataka American Indian Council

Abenaki Nation Resources, from the Vermont Folklife Center

KANIEN’KEHAKA

The Language

tp.gifThe Kanien’kehaka Language School

The Kanien’kehaka Mohawk

tp.gifFirst Nation Seeker

Kahnawake

tp.gifby the Mohawks of Kahnawake

ETHAN ALLEN

Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys

tp.gifThe American Revolution Home Page

Ethan Allen History: Green Mountain Boys

from The Ethan Allen Homestead Site

Reason: The Only Oracle Of Man by Ethan Allen

This file made available by the Bank Of Wisdom and the Internet Infidels for The Freethought Web.

Myths of the Revolution

Postscript blogspot

BENEDICT ARNOLD

Benedict Arnold

tp.giffrom Virtualology

The Traitor Who Saved America

tp.gifby J. Michael Flynn

The Battle of Valcour Island, by James P. Millard

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, research off Valcour Island

The Gunboat “Spitfire”

JOHN STARK

John Stark, from Wikipedia

General John Stark, by Donald N. Moran

General Stark’s Farewell Letter to Bennington

MISCELLANEOUS CHARACTERS IN MEMOIR OF A GREEN MOUNTAIN BOY

Betsy Ross

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Johann Jacob Hintersass, see footnote, p. 140

Samuel Poppleton

From Pownal and later in the New Hampshire Legislature

“HESSIANS”

The Saga of the Hessian Soldier see also Grandma Trowbridge’s Narrative

tp.gifArt Steele, Rootsweb, Note: Grandma Trowbridge’s memorial to Peter Howe is the inspiration for the Hintersass story in the novel.

Links to sources on the “Hessian” soldiers of the Revolution, from Infanterie Regiment von Donop Links Page

Hessians Captured and Paroled, see Johann Hintersass

Johannes Schwalm Historical Association

TICONDEROGA

Battle of Ticonderoga (1775) – from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Fort Ticonderoga National Landmark

Mural, Mount Independence and Fort Ticonderoga, from Historic Vermont

Fort Carillon and Ticonderoga, from America’s Historic Lakes

INVASION OF CANADA

Invasion of Canada (1775) – from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

American Revolution – The Invasion of Canada and the Fall of Boston – Americans.net

The Invasion of Canada and the Siege of Quebec – Robert B. Stewart

Possible men present in Allen’s invasion of Canada - James A. Roberts and Frederick B. Mather

SONGS

Yankee Doodle – American Revolution, Americans.net

Yankee Doodle and Reenactors of NJ – Hunterdon County, N.J. Website

The British Grenadiers – Royal Scots Grenadiers, Upper Canada Reenactors

The Contemplator Website

An excellent collection of early popular American music

SAMUEL SUTPHEN

Samuel Sutphen’s Journal

from the New Jersey State Library

Samuel Sutphen

from Donald McBride’s website

Battle of Millstone

from Donald McBride

JOHN HONEYMAN

John Honeyman – from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

George Washington’s Spy – Donald W. Larson

FEATURED HONEYMAN

Excerpt from “The Honeyman Family in Scotland & America 1548 – 1908″ by A V.D. Honeyman

JOHN-ERNST DAFOE (DEVOET)

The Dafoe Family, from Genealowiki

John Ernst Dafoe1726 and Pownal

from Genealowiki

WOMEN IN THE REVOLUTION

Women Soldiers in the American Revolution

tp.gifBy Marjy Wienkop, 1st NJ Regiment, The Continental Line

Women in the American Revolution – Carl Zitek, http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/women_american_revolution/

Women of the American Revolution – Colonial Ancestors, http://colonialancestors.com/revolutionary/women.htm

LOYALISTS

The Loyalist View – Buried History of the American Revolution

The Bay of Quinte Schooner: United Empire Loyalists

list of United Empire Loyalists from Vermont

A Canadian View of the United Empire Loyalists

BoQ Branch, U.E.L. Association of Canada

United Empire Loyalists Association

BATTLE OF BENNINGTON

The Battle of Bennington: An American Victory

tp.gifTeaching with History Lesson Plan

Battle of Bennington

tp.giffrom BritishBattles.com

Battle of Bennington

tp.giffrom Virtualology.com

BOATS

Durham Boats, from Washington Crossing State Park

Pettiaugers, Sloops, and Scows, by The Continental Line

A New Hudson River Pettiauger, from the Catskill Foundation

Bateaux Replicas, by the First Ulster County Militia

2nd Regiment Site showing photos of replica

Sloop Example: Providence, by Richard “Rusty” Rice

The Gunboat Philadelphia, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

ALBANY, N.Y.

River People in Early Albany – Stefan Bielinsky

Laws and Ordinances of Albany, 1773

tp.giffrom the New York State Museum

“Ordinance for Regulating Negroes, Mullatoes, and Other Slaves” (and Indians) in Albany, Pre-Revolution

from the New York State Museum

The Schuylers of Albany, including General Phillip Schuyler, by Stefan Bielinsky

Richard Montgomery, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

NEW YORK, THE PROVINCE OF

Narratives and Adventures Of Revolutionary Prisoners – Charles Rockwell, “The Catskill Mountains and the Region Around”

New York City During the First Year of the Revolution – Jim Davis, Early American Review

Gangs of New York during the Revolution, Diary of the American Revolution

The Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution by Lossing

NEW JERSEY

Lord Stirling’s Manor – W. Jay Mills, in Get NJ

New Jersey State Library Digital Collections of American Revolution Sources

Slavery in New Jersey – Douglas Harper, Slavery in the North

Reformed Dutch Church, New Brunswick

“FOUNDING FATHERS”

Journals of the Continental Congress

List of Representatives to the Continenal Congress, from Patriot Resources

Second Continental Congress, from Wikipedia

Letters from John Adams to Abigail Adams, Adams Electronic Archive

Resolutions of the First Continental Congress: Declaration of Colonial Rights, October 14, 1774

The Declaration of Independence, National Archives

Richard B. Morris, “The American Revolution”

tp.gifMorris examines whether the Revolution was intended for all classes of people

RELIGION AND THE REVOLUTION

Sins of the Fathers: Religion and the Revolution, by Edwin S. Gaustad

Library of Congress Sources

MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS:

Recruitment during the American Revolution

Excerpted from American History Told by Contemporaries, Vol. II: Building of the Republic, Albert Bushnell Hart, ed. (New York, tp.gif MacMillan, 1899), pp. 481-483

Manual of Arms, 1764, “The ’76,” transcribed by Glen Valis

The Battle of Saratoga and the Saratoga National Historical Park

Flickr Photos of the Revolution

A History of the Life and Service of Captain Samuel DeWees: Sammy the Fifer

Extracted and re-titled by Vee L. Housman

TEACHERS’ GUIDES

Teachers’ Guides, A fine collection of curriculum ideas for classes at all levels

Sources for Teachers, by Frank Collazo

Reenactors:

Northwest Colonial A group of reenactors from the northwest of the United States, from Revolutionary War reenactors to pirate reenactors (Yahoo Group)

RevWar.Com Message Board Messages about anything related to the American War for Independence (Yahoo Group)

RevList An active community of living historians, re-enactors, research historians, historical writers, genealogists, and other persons interested in the period of time during which the American War of Independence was fought. (Yahoo Group)

The Continental Line An educational group of re-creators from the French and Indian War to the American Revolution

Reenactor Net Historical reenacting from around the world and from all periods. This link goes to American Revolution topics.

Revolutionary War Reenactors (note: many of these links are not live)

Blogs on the American Revolution

Blogging the Revolution

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