Sources for Attribution

Todd Braisted

Email: [email protected]

Area of Expertise: Bergen County, Loyalists, British Military, Battles/Skirmishes, Strategy/Tactics, Weapons, Soldiers

Past president of the Bergen County Historical Society, an honorary vice-president of the United Empire Loyalist Association of Canada and a Fellow of the Company of Military Historians. He has authored over forty journal articles and books on the American Revolution, as well as appeared as a guest historian on such shows as PBS’s History Detectives and the CBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? Since 2000 his website,, has been the leading source for Loyalist information on the internet. He has lectured extensively on Loyalists and the American Revolution throughout the United States and Canada.

Larry Kidder

Email: [email protected]

Area of Expertise: New Jersey militia – especially the First Hunterdon regiment, Trenton during the Revolution, life in New Jersey during the Revolution

Retired history teacher (The Hun School of Princeton). Author of: “A People Harassed and Exhausted – the story of the First Hunterdon Militia,” “A Disproportionate Burden on the Willing,” (Chapter 1 of “”The American Revolution in New Jersey: Where the Batlefront Meets the Home Front””)
Editor of: Meet Your Revolutionary Neighbors, Coordinator of the Meet Your Revolutionary Neighbors project
Member of: Washington Crossing Revolutionary War Roundtable, The New Jersey Living History Advisory Council
Hopewell Valley Historical Society, Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society

Pat Sanftner

Email: [email protected]

Areas of Expertise: Alexander Hamilton Historic Morristown – Revolutionary era and later

Curator Schuyler Hamilton House (Morristown, NJ), State Historian New Jersey State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution

Garry Wheeler Stone, PhD

Email: [email protected]

Areas of Expertise: the Battle of Monmouth, June 1778; the Revolution in western old Gloucester County, 1777-1778

Retired NJ State Park Service Historian, Monmouth Battlefield State Park and the Indian King Tavern State Historic Site. [Junior author; cartographer] Mark Edward Lender and Garry Wheeler Stone, Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign, and the Politics of Battle (University of Oklahoma Press, 2016).

Tom Farner

Email[email protected]

Area of Expertise: New Jersey’s role in the Revolution, with focus on the shore and South Jersey areas.

Published author of “New Jersey in History: Fighting to be Heard” and “The Forgotten Years: From Yorktown to Paris.” New Jersey history columnist for The Sandpaper and

John Rees

Email: [email protected]

Area of Expertise: Military history of Revolutionary War, with emphasis on the experience of the common soldiers and women of the army. Topics include black soldiers, female followers, cooking utensils, food, army transportation (pack horses, wagons and watercraft)

Author of more than 140 articles and monographs on the common soldiers’ experience, focusing primarily on the War for Independence and including soldiers’ food (1755 to the present day), Continental Army conscription (1777-1782), the organization and service of the late-war Pennsylvania battalions, and the common soldiers’ burden.

Work has appeared in the ALHFAM Bulletin (Association of Living History, Farm, and Agricultural Museums), American Revolution (Magazine of the American Revolution Association), The Brigade Dispatch (Journal of the Brigade of the American Revolution), The Continental Soldier (Journal of the Continental Line), Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture, Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, Military Collector & Historian, Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military, Muzzleloader Magazine, On Point: The Newsletter of the Army Historical Foundation, Percussive Notes (Journal of the Percussive Arts Society), and Repast (Quarterly Publication of the Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor). He was a regular columnist for the quarterly newsletter Food History News for 15 years writing on soldiers’ food, wrote four entries for the Oxford Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink, thirteen entries for the revised Thomson Gale edition of Boatner’s Encyclopedia of the American Revolution, contributed a chapter to Carol Karels’ The Revolutionary War in Bergen County (2007), and two chapters to Barbara Z. Marchant’s Revolutionary Bergen County, The Road to Independence (2009).

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