American War for Independence Reading List

American War for Independence Study and Reading Group List

  1. Igniting the American Revolution: 1773-1775 by Derek W. Beck
  2. The War Before Independence: 1775-1776 by Derek W. Beck
  3. Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence by John Ferling
  4. A Narrative of a Revolutionary Solider by Joseph Plumb Martin
  5. Band of Giants: The Amateur Soldiers Who Won America’s Independence by Jack Kelly
  6. Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow
  7. Washington’s Crossing by David Hackett Fischer
  8. Lexington and Concord: The Beginning of the War of the American Revolution by Arthur Bernon Tourtellot
  9. Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy by Ian W. Toll
  10. Saratoga: Turning Point of America’s Revolutionary War by Richard M. Ketchum
  11. Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It by John Ferling
  12. The Revolutionary War in the Southern Backcountry by James Swisher
  13. Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick
  14. Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence in the Revolutionary War by Kenneth A. Daigler
  15. A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens by Lawrence E. Babits
  16. Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 by Fred Anderson
  17. The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas by John Buchanan
  18. Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America’s Revolution at Sea by Tim McGrath
  19. Washington’s General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway
  20. American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution by Walter R. Borneman
  21. Henry Knox: Visionary General of the American Revolution by Mark Puls
  22. A Revolutionary People At War: The Continental Army and American Character, 1775-1783 by Charles Royster
  23. The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire by Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy
  24. The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution by John Oller
  25. The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of the American Revolution by Sam Willis

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