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Historical Articles in Journals, Magazines and Newsletters

“Benedict Arnold’s Portraits.” Early America Review Vol. 3, No.3, Winter/Spring 2001.

“The Battle of Ridgefield.” Cry Havoc No. 35, 1 Aug. 2001: 5. Revolutionary War battle that took place in Ridgefield, Connecticut on April 27, 1777.

“The English Longbow: Medieval Rapid Fire Weapon.” Cry Havoc No. 47, 1 Aug. 2004: 5.

“The Dark Eagle: How Fiction Became Historical Fact.” Early America Review Vol. 7, No. 1, Winter/Spring 2006. Looking at the so-called Natanis “Dark Eagle” prediction about Benedict Arnold.

“Making Havoc of the Shipping in the Interior Waterways: The Battle of Osbornes on the James River.” Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 4, April 2006: 37-41.

“Cost of Benedict Arnold’s Expedition to Quebec.” Early America Review Vol. 9, No. 4, Winter/Spring 2011.

“Notes on Captains of Vessels in the Battle of Valcour Island” and “Table of Captains and Vessels (Continental) – Battle of Valcour.” Historic Lakes Web Site. 2011.

“New JSS Family Details with Some Inaccuracies Corrected.” Castor Canadensis: Newsletter of the Jedediah Smith Society, Stockton, CA: University of the Pacific. Summer 2011. Updated information on the family of mountain man Jedediah Smith.

“A Test of Endurance: Benedict Arnold’s March to Quebec.” Patriots of the American Revolution Magazine Vol. 5, No. 1, January/February 2012: 34-39. History of the 1775 expedition to Quebec led by Benedict Arnold.

“Capt. Daniel Morgan’s Company on the Expedition to Quebec in 1775: An Updated List.” Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Virginia Genealogical Society. Vol. 49, No. 4, Nov. 2011: 227-281. A newly updated list of the names of the men in General Daniel Morgan’s Company of riflemen in the expedition to Quebec.

“William Goodrich: A Little Known Revolutionary War Officer from Stockbridge.” BerkshireGenealogist. Vol. 32, No. 2, Spring, 2012: 41-45. Life and military career of Captain William Goodrich who was the commander of one of the companies in the Arnold expedition to Quebec.

“Jedediah Smith's Great Grandfathers.” Castor Canadensis: Newsletter of Jedediah Smith Society, Univ of Pacific. Winter 2011-2012. Information on the four great grandfathers of Jedediah Smith.

“The Authenticity of Joseph Ware’s Journal: A Historical Argument Revisited.” American Ancestors Magazine, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA. Vol. 13, No. 4, Fall 2012: 36-39.

“Who Was Captain Scott on the 1775 Expedition to Quebec?” The New Hampshire Genealogical Record, Vol. 29, Nos. 1-2, January/April 2012: 1-8. Article on Captain William Scott of Petersboro, New Hampshire.

“What’s in a Name: How Durben in Glasgow Became Dearborn in Quebec.” Common-Place, Vol. 14, No. 3, Spring 2014. Article in section entitled In The Vault regarding the original Henry Dearborn journal, containing his experiences on the 1775 expedition to Quebec, that I discovered in the University Glasgow Library while researching the book Voices from a Wilderness Expedition.

“Dr. Isaac Senter and His Other Revolutionary War Journal.” Rhode Island Genealogical Society. Rhode Island Roots, Vol. 38, No. 3, September 2012: 133-146. Examination of two journals of the Quebec expedition allegedly written by Isaac Senter of Rhode Island.

“Connecticut Men on the Expedition to Quebec.” CT Society of Genealogists. The Connecticut Nutmegger, Vol. 45, No. 1, June 2012: 56-59. Listing of the names of men from Connecticut who were on the 1775 Arnold expedition to Quebec.

“Martha (Mattie) Louisa Culver Smith Timeline.” Paper submitted to North Haven Historical Society on an historical figure from North Haven who donated her house to the Town/Historical Society for a library. 2012. Result of my research on Martha Culver Smith for the North Haven Historical Society.

“Anonymous Journalist on Arnold’s March to Quebec: Soldier’s Identity Uncovered After 237 Years.” Co-author with Stephen Burk. Early America Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, Winter/Spring, 2013. Uncovering the name of the previously unknown journalist who wrote the Anonymous Journal published in American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal in 1900.

“Fur Trapper, Explorer, Trader, Gold Seeker and Founder of a City: A Connecticut Nutmegger in the Far West.” The Connecticut Nutmegger, Vol. 46, No. 3, December 2013: 208-215. Article about the life of Miles Goodyear born in Hamden, CT.

“1826 Fur Trade Rendezvous in Cache Valley.” Castor Canadensis, Newsletter of Jedediah Smith Society, Winter 2014. Identifying the location of the 1826 fur trade rendezvous as Hyrum, Utah.

“Six Captains from Connecticut.” CT Society of Genealogists. The Connecticut Nutmegger, Vol. 47, No. 2, November 2014: 131-140. Six men from CT who commanded vessels in Benedict Arnold's battle with the British at Valcour Island in October of 1776.

Articles Regarding Authors

“Rafael Sabatini: A Checklist.” In “Born with a Gift for Laughter: A Brief Literary Biography of Rafael Sabatini.” Firsts Magazine Vol. 11, No. 3, March 2001: 43. Co-author with Jesse F. Knight.

“Collecting Leslie Turner White.” Firsts Magazine Vol. 14, No. 9, November 2004: 48.

The West of Dale L. Morgan.” Firsts Magazine Vol. 18, No. 6, June 2008: 40.

Sabatini in North America.” Rafael Sabatini Yahoo egroup/files/ARTICLES. 2011.