Thomas Fleming, Historian Of The Revolution, Dies At 90

“I felt a sense that my life as a historian was being validated,” Mr. Fleming told The New York Times.
Mr. Fleming resolved to “pursue this double identity as a novelist and historian,” he said.
Mr. Fleming wrote frequently about Washington, including in a novel, “Dreams of Glory” (1983), which has his kidnapping as a plotline.
“Imagine how different the country would have been” if Washington had served Britain, Mr. Fleming said.
“There was no generation gap between my father and me,” Mr. Fleming wrote in American Heritage magazine in 1968.

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