The Guide to the American Revolutionary War in South Carolina : Battles, Raids and Skirmishes

404 pages, 4 maps, 48 photos.


ISBN: 978-1-934934-06-7


670 engagements


Revolutionary War Author and Historian

Revolutionary Imprints

Norman Desmarais carefully lays out the geographic and strategic contexts of each struggle and develops their human dimensions with anecdotes and stories.


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Norman Desmarais, professor emeritus at Providence College, lives in Lincoln, RI.  He is an active re-enactor, a member of the 2nd Rhode Island Regiment, Le Regiment Bourbonnais, and the Brigade of the American Revolution. He is editor-in-chief of The Brigade Dispatch, the journal the Brigade of the American Revolution and the author of Battlegrounds of Freedom, the 6-volume The Guide to the American Revolutionary War, and The Guide to the American Revolutionary War at Sea  which covers more than 10,500 actions. He has also translated the Gazette Fran├žoise, the French newspaper published in Newport, RI by the French fleet that brought the Count de Rochambeau and 6800 French troops to America in July 1780. It is the first known service newspaper published by an expeditionary force.

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