American Revolution Podcast

ARP181 West Point Chain

December 27, 2020

The Americans construct a chain across the Hudson River to prevent further British incursions up into the Hudson Valley.  To protect the chain, they build a series of forts, one in an island in the river and more on the western side of the river.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The Peasant Prince: Thaddeus Kosciuszko and the Age of Revolution, by Alex Storozynski  

Online Recommendation of the Week: The memoirs of Rufus Putnam and certain official papers and correspondence:  https://archive.org/details/cu31924028847238

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