American Revolution Podcast

ARP182 British Occupation of Philadelphia

January 3, 2021

The British Army occupies Philadelphia over the winter of 1777-78.  They discover that the capture of America's leading city is more trouble than it is worth.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: Sullivan, Aaron The Disaffected: Britain's Occupation of Philadelphia During the American Revolution, Univ. of Penn. Press, 2019

Online Recommendation of the Week: Sullivan, Aaron “In but not of the Revolution: Loyalty, Liberty, and the British Occupation of Philadelphia” Dissertation, Temple Univ. 2014:

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