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Norris Van Den Berg’s Revolutionary War novel, The Waterman,is based on the diary of one of General George Washington’s staff officers during the 1776 American Revolution. The Waterman recounts the nearly impossible transport of 59 cannon nearly 300 miles over land and water from Ft. Ticonderoga to Boston in the depths of winter 1776. This historical fiction novel captures the passion and the patriotism of America claiming her independence.Protagonist Continental Navy Lieutenant Dan Saunders and his loyal compatriot, Paul Williams, a former pirate and slave, epitomize the courage and bravado that now celebrate the freedom gained by the American Revolution in this historical fiction masterpiece.
2009-08-22 20:09
The first British casualties of the American Revolution were two soldiers killed on April 19, 1775 at North Bridge over the Concord River, at Concord, Massachusetts. These men are memoriali… Read More
2009-08-19 17:00
On this date, Colonel “Light Horse Harry” Lee conducted a daring raid on the British defenses at Paulus Hook (Jersey City) New Jersey. While sustaining very few losses, Lee&rsqu&hell…Read More
2009-08-18 21:10
September is a beautiful time to be in upper New York State (as long as you stay away from the politicos in Albany). And there may be no better place to celebrate our heritage than at Fort… Read More
2009-08-14 00:14
In ‘The Waterman’ our hero has a bloody encounter with a few pirates in the Florida Keys in the 1770′s. At that time most pirates, especially those in the Keys, were prett… Read More
2009-07-22 23:00
In the eighteenth century, sailors were keenly aware of the perils of hurricanes in the Caribbean and they knew well that these threats were much more likely to happen in late summer.  … Read More
2009-07-17 01:20
Well, a surprising turn of events! Despite the fact that we are very early in the sales/marketing of The Waterman, we are seeing a nice level of acceptance, much of it appears to be word of… Read More

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