interview with Maggie Roberts
Maggie lives in Tennessee and has a passion for both reenactment and fashion of the late 18th and early 19th Century; she discusses the various aspects and influences upon couture and military dress of the era...
women at war
Women are found in all armies and navies; with the French they continue a long tradition of women at arms
May 1794 - Carnot
The severe yet gentle Lazare Carnot is by now seen as the main force behind the French Army. Through the levee en masse and an openness to men of talent his influence has already brought success...
May 1794 - sedition in Britain
The British government suspends habeas corpus and begins to make arrests...
May 1794 - the infernal columns
With the Royal and catholic army destroyed the French send twelve columns (the infernal columns) through La Vendée in a murderous sweep. In reaction the chouannerie expands...
myths of the Gettysburg Address (part one)
The Gettysburg address is a landmark document and speech of American History. In this first of a four part series we explore a series of statements and conclude whether they are fact or fiction.