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First Name
Last Name
Independent Scholar
Website URL
American Revolution, Revolutionary Women, Virginia/Southern Theater of Revolutionary War, Susanna Bolling, War of 1812, Dolley Madison, Early American Republic, Burning of Washington, DC, Battle of Baltimore, Battle of New Orleans
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Personal Info

About Me
Libby McNamee is an author and lawyer. She loves exploring America’s many historical sites. When a descendant told her the TRUE story of Susanna Bolling from Virginia and her heroism during the Revolutionary War, Libby was determined to share it with the world. “Susanna’s Midnight Ride” is her first published novel. She is currently writing “Dolley Madison and the War of 1812: America’s First Lady.” In addition, she is a member of the American Friends of Lafayette, the American Revolution Roundtable, the Historical Novel Society, and James River Writers
Libby served as a US Army JAG Officer in Korea, Bosnia, Germany, and Washington State.  A native of Boston, Libby graduated with a BA in Government/International Relations and French from Georgetown University cum laude in 1988, a JD from Catholic University Law School in 1993, a Certificate in English Law from the London School of Economics in 1999. She has lived in the Richmond, VA, since 2002.
Recent Publications

Susanna’s Midnight Ride: The Girl Who Won the Revolutionary War, (July 4, 2018)

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
North America
Expertise by Chronology
18th century, 19th century
Expertise by Topic
American Revolution, American Founding Era, American Presidents, Women