ARP235 Fort Wilson
By late 1779, supply chain issues and inflation brought about by the war and Continental dollars creates economic desperation in Philadelphia. Desperate militia members place the blame on greedy merchants of questionable loyalty to the cause. Their outrage culminates in a military assault on the home of James Wilson.
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Book Recommendation of the Week: Arms, Country and Class; The Philadelphia Militia and the “Lower Sort” during the American Revolution, by Steven Roswurm.(or read on archive.org)
Online Recommendation of the Week: James Wilson - Nation Builder: https://archive.org/details/jameswilsonnatio00alex
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