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The new book Patriots and Spies in Revolutionary New York (Globe Pequot, 2021) by New York Almanack contributor A. J. Schenkman is a compilation of twelve stories regarding important moments in New York State’s history during the American Revolution.
The American Revolution was a civil war that tore at the very fabric of families and society. Patriots were determined to separate from England, while Loyalists were just as determined to defeat what they saw as an illegal and immoral rebellion.
Royalties for this publication will go to People’s Place in Kingston, a food pantry, thrift store, and community cafe serving Ulster County since 1972.
A.J. Schenkman is the author of several books about local and regional history. He has written for many magazines, blogs, and academic journals including numerous articles in New York Almanack, Ulster Magazine, The Times Herald-Record, Chronogram and others. He has appeared on WAMC, WDST’s Roundtable and has been featured in numerous newspapers. He is a teacher in Ulster County, the Town of Gardiner Historian, and a former Consulting Historian for Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz, NY, where he lives with his family.
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