Vrtis, Catherine Ann Peckinpaugh, Gentleman Johnny Plays
War:John Burgoyne and The Blockade of
Boston, Master's Thesis, 2007, VirginiaCommonwealthUniversity.
[The dissertation includes the text of songs
from the finale of The Blockade of Boston; available on-line.]
Landwave.org - A
group creating an installation at the site of Boston neck (the intersection of Washington Street and East
ToryTrail.org - Six
historic homes that belonged to loyal citizens in the Boston area.Colonial
Loyalist Alliance of Massachusetts c/o Golden Ball Tavern, 662 Boston Post Road, PO Box 223, Weston, MA02493
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, "Grandmother's Story of Bunker Hill
(As She Saw it From the Belfry)".
[Written for the 100th
anniversary in 1875.The poem was illustrated
by Howard Pyle.]
His Majesty's 10th
Regiment of Foot (www.redcoat.org) -
inspiration, edification, information, support.
O'Connor, Thomas H., The Hub; Boston Past and Present, 2001.
[A well-researched and readable account of
early Boston history by a BostonCollege Professor of History.]
Anderson, MT, The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the
Nation, Volume 1:The Pox Party, 2008.
[A thought-provoking novel about a young
African American man growing up as a slave in Boston during the revolution.Volume 1 ends with Octavian running across
the mud flats to Boston at low tide to escape the colonials who returned him to his
master, in spite of his fighting on their side.The British offered freedom to slaves who joined their cause.Volume 2 (The Kingdom on the Waves) will be
published in October.]
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Klickstein for fact checking.
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