Born in Battle

Concept/Programming/Editing/Maps/Graphics/Production: David Inglehart
Main Text: William Hillenbrand
Songbook/Vocals/Whistle/Banjo/Piano: Dennis Kennedy
Guitar/Vocals: Ted Thornton
Drum: Jason Forest

Nielsen Farm, Bemis Heights, Saratoga



Selected Bibliography

I. General Studies

Albanese, Catherine L. Sons of the Fathers: The Civil Religion of the American Revolution, (Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press, 1976).

Alden, John R. A History of the American Revolution, (New York: Knopf, 1969).

Bailyn, Bernard. The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1967).

Becker, Robert A. Revolution, Reform, and the Politics of American Taxation, (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1980).

Bonwick, Colin. The American Revolution, (Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia, 1991).

Greene, Jack P., ed. The American Revolution: Its Character and Limits, (New York: New York Univ. Press, 1978).

Jameson, J. Franklin. The American Revolution Considered as a Social Movement, (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1926).

Keller, Rosemary. Patriotism and the Female Sex: Abigail Adams and the American Revolution, (Brooklyn: Carlson, 1994).

Main, Jackson Turner. The Social Structure of Revolutionary America, (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1965).

Middlekauf, Robert. Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789, (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1982).

Morgan, Edmund S. The Birth of the Republic, 1763-1787, (Chicago. Univ. of Chicago Press, 1977).

Wood, Gordon. The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787, (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1969).

Young, Alfred, ed. The American Revolution: Explorations in the History of American Radicalism, (DeKalb: Northern Illinois Univ. Press, 1976).

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II. Military Studies

Bowler, R. Arthur. Logisitics and the Failure of the British Army in America, 1775-1783, (Princeton Univ. Press, 1975).

Billias, George Athan, ed. George Washington’s Generals, (New York: Morrow, 1964).

Buell, Richard Jr. Dear Liberty: Connecticut’s Mobilization in the Revolutionary War, (Middletown: Wesleyan Univ. Press, 1980).

Calloway, Colin G. The American Revolution in Indian Country: Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities, (New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995).

Carp, E. Wayne. To Starve the Army at Pleasure: Continental Army Administration and American Political Culture, 1775-1783, (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1984).

Dull, Jonathan R. The French Navy and American Independence: A Study of Arms and Diplomacy, 1774-1787, (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1975).

Ferling, John, ed. The World Turned Upside Down: The American Victory in the War of Independence, (Westport: Greenwood Press, 1988).

Fowler, William M. Jr. Rebels Under Sail: The American Navy during the Revolution, (New York: Scribner’s, 1976).

Gruber, Ira D. The Howe Brothers and the American Revolution, (New York: Athenaeum, 1972).

Higginbotham, Don. The War of American Independence: Military Attitudes, Policies, and Practice, 1763-1789, (New York: Macmillan, 1971).

Hoffman, Ronald, and Peter J. Albert, eds. Arms and Independence: The Military Character of the American Revolution, (Charlottesville: Univ. Press of Virginia, 1984).

Huston, James. Logistics of Liberty, (Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press, 1991).

Leadership in the American Revolution, Symposium on the American Revolution, (Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1974).

Leckie, Robert. George Washington’s War, (New York: HarperCollins, 1992).

Mackesy, Piers. The War for America 1775-1783, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1974).

Martin, James Kirby, and Mark Edward Lender. A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763-1789, (Arlington Heights, IL: Harlan Davidson, 1982).

Mintz, Max M. The Generals of Saratoga: John Burgoyne and Horatio Gates, (New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1990).

Peckhamm, Howard H. The Toll of Independence: Engagements and Battle Casualties, (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1974).

Shy, John. A People Numerous and Armed, (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1976).

Sosin, Jack. The Revolutionary Frontier, 1763-1783, (New York: Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1967).

Stinchcombe, William C. The American Revolution and the French Alliance, (Syracuse: Syracuse Univ. Press, 1987).

Tilley, John A. The British Navy and the American Revolution, (Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1987).

Wallace, Willard M. Appeal to Arms: A Military History of the American Revolution, (New York: Harper, 1951).

Ward, Christopher. The War of the Revolution, 2 vols., (New York: Macmillan, 1952).

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III. Biographies by Subject


Withey, Lynne. Dearest Friend: A Life of Abigail Adams, (New York: Free Press, 1981).


Ellis, Joseph J. Passionate Sage, (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1976).

McCollough, David. John Adams, (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001).

Smith, Page. John Adams, 2 vols., (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1962).


Miller, John C. Sam Adams: Pioneer in Propaganda, (Boston: Little, Brown, 1936).


Jellison, Charles A. Ethan Allen: Frontier Rebel, (Syracuse: Syracuse Univ. Press, 1983).


Brandt, Claire. The Man in the Mirror: A Life of Benedict Arnold, (New York: Random House, 1994).


Wilcox, Henry B. Portrait of a General: Sir Henry Clinton in the War of Independence, (New York: Knopf, 1967).


Wickwire, Franklin, and Mary Wickwire. Cornwallis: The American Adventure, (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970).


Bowen, Catherine Drinker. The Most Dangerous Man in America, (Boston: Little, Brown, 1974).

Ketcham, Ralph. Benjamin Franklin, (New York: Washington Square Press. 1966).

Van Dorn, Carl. Benjamin Franklin, (New York: Viking, 1938).


Nelson, Paul David. General Horatio Gates, (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1976).


Brooke, John. King George III, (New York: McGraw Hill, 1972).


Thayer, George Theodore. Nathanael Greene: Strategist of the American Revolution, (New York: Twayne, 1960).


Morris, Richard B. John Jay: The Nation and the Court, (Boston: Boston Univ. Press, 1967).


Cunningham, Noble E. Jr. In Pursuit of Reason, (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1987).

Malone, Dumas. Jefferson and His Time, 6 vols., (Boston: Little, Brown, 1948-1981).

Peterson, Merrill D. Jefferson and the New Nation, (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1970).


Gottschalk, Louis, Lafayette in America, 1777-1783, 3 vols., (Arveyres, France: L’Esprit de Lafayette Society, 1975).


Alden, John Richard. General Charles Lee: Traitor or Patriot or Just Crazier Than a Shithouse Rat? (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1951).


Mattern, David B. Benjamin Lincoln and the American Revolution, (Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1995).


Brant, Irving. James Madison, 6 vols., (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1941-1961).

Ketcham, Ralph. James Madison: A Biography, (New York: Macmillan, 1971).


Higginbotham, Don. Daniel Morgan, Revolutionary Rifleman, (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1961).


Thomas, Peter D. G. Lord North, (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1976).


Foner, Eric. Tom Paine and Revolutionary America, (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1976).


Gerlach, Don R. Proud Patriot: Philip Schuyler and the War of Independence, (Syracuse: Syracuse Univ. Press, 1987).


Brookhiser, Richard. Founding Fathers: Rediscovering George Washington, (New York: Free Press, 1996).

Flexner, James Thomas. George Washington: A Biography, 4 vols., (Boston: Little, Brown, 1965-1972).

Flexner, James Thomas. Washington: The Indispensable Man, (Boston: Little, Brown, 1974).

Freeman, Douglas Southall. George Washington: A Biography, 7 vols., (New York: Scribner’s, 1948-1957).


Nelson, Paul David. Anthony Wayne: Soldier of the Early Republic, (Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 1985).

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Accessible Archives CD-ROM Edition of the Pennsylvania Gazette, with Additions from the Pennsylvania Packet: The American Revolution, Folio III, 1766-1783, (Malvern, Pennsylvania: Accessible Archives, 1995).

Letters of Delegates to Congress, 1774-1789, (Summerfield, Florida: Historical Database, 1995).

Adams, Russell B., Jr., ed. The Revolutionaries, (Richmond,
Virginia: Time Life Inc., 1996).

Alden, John R. A History of the American Revolution, (New York:
Alfred A. Knopf, 1969).

Bauerle, Ruth. The James Joyce Song Book, (New York: Garland Publishing Company, 1982).

Brand, Oscar. Songs of ’76: A Folksinger’s History of the Revolution, (New York: M. Evans and Co., 1971).

Camus, Raoul F. Military Music of the American Revolution, (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1976).

Chappell, Joe Mitchell, ed. Heart Songs, (Boston: Chappell Publishing Company, 1909).

Cooper, Brian E. The Irish American Almanac and Green Pages, (New York: Harper and Row, 1990).

Deane, Seamus, ed. The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing, (Derry: Field Day Publications, 1991).

Faolain, Turlough. Blood on the Harp: Irish Rebel History in Ballad, (New York: The Whitston Publishing Company, 1983).

Forcucci, Samuel L. A Folk Song History of America, (New York: Prentice Hall, Inc., 1984).

Gleason, Harold and Warren Becker. Early American Music: Music in America from 1600-1920, (Bloomington, Indiana: Frangipani Press, 1981).

Goldman, Richard F. and Roger Smith. Landmarks of Early American Music, (New York: G. Schirmer, 1943).

Greeley, Andrew M. The Irish Americans: The Rise to Money and Power, (New York: Warner Books, 1981).

Howard, John Trasker. The Music of George Washington’s Time, (Washington, DC: U.S. George Washington Bicentennial Celebration, 1931).

Howard, John Trasker and Kent Bellows. A Short History of Music in America, (New York: The Cornwall Press, 1957).

Kingman, Daniel. American Music: A Panorama, (New York: MacMillan, Inc., 1990).

Lawrence, Vera Brodsky. Music for Patriots, Politicians, and Presidents, (New York: MacMillan, Inc., 1975).

Lax, Roger and Frederick Smith. The Great Song Thesaurus, (New York: Oxford U. Press, 1989).

Miller, John C. Origins of the American Revolution, (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1943).

Moore, Frank. Songs and Ballads of the American Revolution, (New York: Kennicat Press, 1984).

Morgan, Edmund S. The Birth of the Republic: 1873-89, (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1956).

Murphy, Charles. The Irish in the American Revolution, (Groveland, Massachusetts: Charles Murphy Publications, 1975).

McNeil, Keith and Rusty. Colonial and Revolution Songbook, (California: WEM Records, 1996).

Rabson, Carolyn. Songbook of the American Revolution, (Peaks Island, ME: NEO Press, 1974).

Roark, James L. The American Promise: A History of the United States, (Boston: Bedford Books, 1998).

Scott, John Anthony. The Ballad of America: The History of the United States in Song and Story, (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1966).

Yerbury, Grace D. Song in America: From Early Times to About 1850, (Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, 1971).

Young, Alfred F. and Terry J. Fife, with Mary E. Janzen. We the People: Voices and Images of the New Nation, (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993).

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Internet Sources (American Memory; Library of Congress) (The Cambridge History of English and American Literature, Vol. VIII) (Folk Music of England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and America)

http://www.lukehistory.coms) (The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps) (American Popular Music Before 1900) (Digital Tradition Mirror) (The American Music History Network)

http// (Folk Music of the American Revolution)