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Article 2 of 4. Alexander Hamilton was Not a Hero at the Battle of White Plains. New Evidence Counters Historical Texts and Internet Posts

Article 2: Detail troop positions and specifics of the Battle of White Plains; Determine Hamilton’s artillery position during the battle; One of his cannon saw action-firing one shot-Hamilton was not in command of that cannon; Examine if Hamilton’s other cannon (he had two in his train of artillery) was one of the two cannon reported …

Article 1 of 4. Alexander Hamilton was Not a Hero at the Battle of White Plains. New Evidence Reveals Source of Misinformation – Fooling Historians, Internet Posts, & the US Gov.

Introduction. Background History. Brigade to which Hamilton’s Artillery was Assigned. Perhaps, when describing the Battle of White Plains and participants, it is appropriate to use the romantic term historians and fictional writers ascribe to combat; the fog of war. In this case, as in most all conflicts, it has overshadowed the facts that have been …

Forgotten Warrior of the American Revolutionary War, Brigadier General John Nixon

Brave, Humble, Firm, Dedicated There are two Revolutionary War soldiers of merit who share the same name. Colonel John Nixon of Pennsylvania and Brigadier General John Nixon of Massachusetts. Colonel Nixon of Pennsylvania has received far more attention than General Nixon. Colonel Nixon, along with his father Richard, were shipbuilders and prominent citizens of Philadelphia …