“After a week of fighting, a young man in a red coat stands on a parapet. We lower our guns as he frantically waves a white handkerchief…” – Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down) from Hamilton: An American Musical (2015) While I could absolutely write about the genius of the musical Hamilton, or trap […]
Category: American Revolutionary War
It was 240 years ago on June 14, 1777, that the Second Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia passed a resolution adopting the “Stars & Stripes” as the national flag of the United States of America. “Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen […]
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