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‘The Death of General Warren’ by John Trumbull (1786)

In Dubious Battle

Why Bunker Hill was a pyrrhic victory for the British.

Dec 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 14 • By PATRICK J. WALSH

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Maryland’s Patriot

Maryland’s Patriot

The life and times of the only Catholic signer.

Aug 16, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 45

Emerald Idyll

Irish eyes aren't always smiling.

Mar 16, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 25

Man on the Brink

Nine decades since 'The Education,' a look back at Henry Adams.

Dec 1, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 11

Beyond the Pale

Not quite leaving the old world behind.

12:00 AM, Mar 17, 2008

America's Storyteller

Our vision of the early republic owes much to James Fenimore Cooper.

Dec 10, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 13

Giving Thanks

America's holiday.

11:00 PM, Nov 21, 2007

Walcott in Verse

Perceiving the world in a formal setting.

Aug 13, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 45

Lord of the Wilderness

A colonial power-broker gets his due.

Dec 25, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 15

The Byron Image

A post-mortem portrait reveals the sitter.

Oct 23, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 06

Thoreau's Declaration of Independence

What 'Walden' really stands for.

12:00 AM, Jul 4, 2006

Sense of Place

Thinking globally, while writing locally, in the South.

Apr 10, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 28

Hawthorne's God

The quintessential New Englander was no Puritan.

Jan 2, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 16

A Forgotten War

From the August 15 / August 22, 2005 issue: In 1759, the British won the struggle for North America.

Aug 15, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 45

The Yankees' Last Hurrah

Kennedy's 1952 defeat of Lodge meant the end of the bluebloods' Massachusetts rule

Mar 26, 2001, Vol. 6, No. 27

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