11 Revealing Revolutionary War Books

In April 1775, violence erupted between American militiamen and British soldiers in Lexington, Massachusetts, thus igniting the Revolutionary War. For eight bloody years, the American colonies waged war against Great Britain. The struggle for independence was no easy feat. George Washington, in his 1783 farewell orders to the Continental Army, declared America's victory in the Revolutionary War "little short of a standing miracle." And while readers today will find no shortage of books about the American Revolution, the following narratives deserve a top spot on your TBR list. These Revolutionary War books offer a fresh perspective on the fight for American independence, from vivid portraits of lesser-known revolutionaries to a secret plot to kill George Washington.
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