THE CONNECTICUT SOCIETY OF THE
SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Founded April 2, 1889, our purpose is to keep alive the memory of
men and women who fought or gave service for Independence in the American Revolutionary War.

Articles About the American Revolution

An Alarm from Lexington - The alarm spreads to Connecticut.

The Badge of Military Merit - Purple Heart of the American Revolution

Battle of New Haven - An Independence Day raid on the coastal city.

The Coming of the Revolution 1773-1776 - Deteriorating relations between England and the American colonies noticeably worsened in the 1763-1773 decade

Connecticut in the Revolution - The Share of Connecticut in the Revolution

Our Churches in the Revolution -The role they played

Danbury Raid - A British attack on Connecticut

East Haddam in the Revolution - From the History of Middlesex County, Connecticut with Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men, 1884

Haddam in the Revolution - From the History of Middlesex County, Connecticut with Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men, 1884

Hospitality Hall - Washington's Headquarters in Wethersfield. Connecticut

The Price They Paid - The signers of the Declaration of Independence paid a heavy toll or did they?

Letters of a Soldier of the Revolution - Time-Worn documents that tell a story of patriotism and sacrifice

New Britian in the days of the Revolution - Was life at the time as bad as we think?

Nathan Hale Schoolboy Medal - Nathan Hale Scholar

The Nathan Hale Schoolhouse - By Francis H. Parker

The Nathan Hale Schoolhouse - By Charles Barney Whittelsey, 1904

The Iron Son of '76 - The Life of General Putnam

A Revolutionary Thanksgiving - A True Story of Olden Time

The Scarlet Standard #1 - Connecticut's response to the Lexington Alarm

The Scarlet Standard #2 - Standard of General Israel Putnam's Connecticut Regiment of 1775

The Scarlet Standard #3 - Lt. Col. Thomas Knowlton, Connecticut's Forgotten Hero

The Scarlet Standard #4 - Liberty defined . . . . New England's colonial Clergy

The Scarlet Standard #5 - Connecticut's Declaration of Independence

The Scarlet Standard #6 - Col. John Durkee, Norwichtown's Forgotten Hero

The Scarlet Standard #7 - Lebanon: center of Connecticut's rebellion

The Scarlet Standard #8 - Governor Jonathan Trumbull armed by Divine Providence for the Holy cause of Liberty

The Scarlet Standard #9 - The Way of Liberty: the English Colony of Connecticut in New England

The Scarlet Standard #10 - A Puritan Foundation: Virtuous Liberty in the English Colonies of New England

The Scarlet Standard #11 - Revolutionary High Ground: The Declaration of Independence

The Scarlet Standard #12 - “SELF-GOVERNMENT”: The Common Ground of Meetinghouse & Militia

Secret Service of the American Revolution - Incidents in which imminent defeat was turned to glorious victory

The Tories of Connecticut - By James Shepard

The Tories of Connecticut - Concluded from last article

Teamster Boy in the Revolution - A stout lad eighteen years of age

Letters of Joseph Spencer - The letter of General Joseph Spencer to President George Washington and the Continental Congress.

The Stamp Act and Connecticut

The Susquehannah Company Affair - One of the most prolonged disputes in eighteenth-century Connecticut was a controversial land scheme

Understanding The Connecticut Militia

Undisturbed 1778-1779 Patriot Encampment Site Disclosed - Redding, CT's Valley Forge

War Diary - A day by day account of one soldier.

Where is King George's Head??? - Over 200 years later pieces are still being discovered

Yankee Doodle - A story from Aunt Louisa's Child's Delight