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It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it… George Washington

Marinus Willett preventing removal of arms by the British, June 6th, 1775 / John Ward Dunsmore

Marinus Willett preventing removal of arms by the British, June 6th, 1775 / John Ward Dunsmore

Rebels and redcoats : The American revolutionary war  Hugh Bicheno ; with a foreword by Richard Holmes  London : HarperCollins, 2003  Hardcover. 1st ed. and printing.  xlii, 310 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 25 cm.  Includes bibliographical references and index. Clean, tight and strong binding with clean dust jacket. No highlighting, underlining or marginalia in text. VG/VG

In the heat of battle, the Colonial volunteers fight the British Redcoats from atop Bunker Hill. One of the colonists waves an American flag, while others dressed in civilian clothes overcome the British foe with farming tools and a pot of beans. The British soldiers, equipped with bayonets, fall down the hill in defeat. A view of Boston can be seen in the distance. From the series: "Anniversaries of the Week," the cartoon commemorates the first major battle of the American Revolution. On June 17, 1775, General Artemas Ward led the Colonial Volunteer Army against British troops headed by Lt. Thomas Gage.

In the heat of battle, the Colonial volunteers fight the British Redcoats from atop Bunker Hill. One of the colonists waves an American flag, while others dressed in civilian clothes overcome the British foe with farming tools and a pot of beans. The British soldiers, equipped with bayonets, fall down the hill in defeat. A view of Boston can be seen in the distance. From the series: “Anniversaries of the Week,” the cartoon commemorates the first major battle of the American Revolution. On June 17, 1775, General Artemas Ward led the Colonial Volunteer Army against British troops headed by Lt. Thomas Gage.

Print shows the disembarkation of British troops at New York.

Print shows the disembarkation of British troops at New York.

Cartoon shows a New York barber refusing to finish shaving a customer after learning of his British identity.

Cartoon shows a New York barber refusing to finish shaving a customer after learning of his British identity.

execution of Nathan Hale on the site of east Broadway, corner of Market Street, New York, September 21, 1776 / M. Nevin.

execution of Nathan Hale on the site of east Broadway, corner of Market Street, New York, September 21, 1776 / M. Nevin.

Jane Wells is pleading for her life, and a man attempts to protect her from an Indian who is about to kill her. House behind them is being burned by Loyalists and Indians led by Major Walter Butler and Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant, Cherry Valley, New York.

Jane Wells is pleading for her life, and a man attempts to protect her from an Indian who is about to kill her. House behind them is being burned by Loyalists and Indians led by Major Walter Butler and Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant, Cherry Valley, New York.

Print shows Sergeants Newton and Jasper of Marion's Brigade, rescuing American prisoners from the British.

Print shows Sergeants Newton and Jasper of Marion’s Brigade, rescuing American prisoners from the British.

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