American Revolution Podcast

ARP221 Collier-Mathew Raids

October 10, 2021

Seeking to destroy Continental supplies, the British under Naval Captain George Collier and Army General Edward Mathew attack the Chesapeake Bay area in spring 1779. Shortly after the raids, Thomas Jefferson replaces Patrick Henry as governor of Virginia.

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Book Recommendations of the Week: Lion of Liberty: Patrick Henry and the Call to a New Nation, by Harlow Giles Unger

Online Recommendation of the Week: Jefferson, Thomas as Governor of Virginia: https://encyclopediavirginia.org/entries/jefferson-thomas-as-governor-of-virginia

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