The Princeton Battlefield Society invites you to read “An American Revolution Diary” and Follow the Ten Crucial Days of 1776-77. This online program is a new and refreshing way to delve into the Ten Crucial Days of the American Revolution, guided by a number of prominent Revolutionary authors and historians. Staring on December 14th and continuing into the new year, “An American Revolution Diary” is a great way to revisit the Revolution’s crucial turning points and gear up for the many reenactments and events taking place during Patriot’s Week.
You are invited to read “An American Revolution Diary,” an exclusive, new examination of the ten crucial days of 1776-77 on the Princeton Battlefield Society’s website, www.pbs1777.org. The Diary will start on December 14. In the words of leading historians and authors, explore this time in our American history, day-by-day.
The line-up of historians includes:
Prelude: December 14-25, 1776 – David O. Stewart
Day 1: December 25, 1776 – Ron Chernow
Day 2: December 26, 1776 – Mark Lender
Days 3 & 4: December 27-28, 1776 – David Hackett Fischer
Days 5 & 6: December 29-30, 1776 – James Kirby Martin
Days 7 & 8: December 31-January 1, 1776-77 – Larry Kidder
Day 9: January 2, 1777 – David Price
Day 10: January 3, 1777 – Glenn Williams
Postscript: January 3-6, 1777 – Rick Atkinson
It is a refreshing new drama of our American Revolution. Join the Princeton Battlefield Society as they explore the critical timeframe, December – January 1776-77, known as the ten crucial days of the American Revolution.
The Diary will begin (mid-December to the 25th) as a prelude to George Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas night, his victory at first Trenton, his second victory at Assunpink Creek (second Trenton), his stunning overnight march to Princeton and dramatic victory at the historic Battle of Princeton – followed by a postscript for these truly Ten Crucial Days of the American Revolution. The Princeton Battlefield Society welcomes you and look forward to you enjoying the “American Revolutionary Diary” program.
The “Diary” will start on December 14 and end after January 6. Each posting will be on the day noted above.
Please visit https://pbs1777.org/diary/ on or after December 14 to begin the diary.