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Continental Army uniform coat worn by Brigadier-General Peter Gansevoort Jr. during his command of Fort Stanwix, New York, in 1777

Continental Army uniform coat worn by Brigadier-General Peter Gansevoort Jr. during his command of Fort Stanwix, New York, in

George Washington and the Continental army bombarding Yorktown

George Washington and the Continental army bombarding Yorktown. At the Battle of Yorktownn, Cornwallis surrenders to George Washington. Ending the Revolutionary War.

Deborah Samson Gannett was an American woman who impersonated a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

Women Warriors: Deborah Samson Gannett - Notably taller than the average woman of her time, she disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the Continental Army in during the American Revolutionary War.

Continental Army uniform from the American Revolutionary War

Inspiration Continental Soldier: Hanging of John Andre Army uniform from the American Revolutionary War

Baron von Steuben - He was a Prussian who came to fight for the Americans.  He was a major general in the Continental Army and is the person who taught the army drills and tactics that helped them win the war.  He was with George Washington at Valley Forge, where they worked with the troops to make them better.  He was also Washington's chief of staff in the latter part of the war.

Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand von Steuben, also referred to as the Baron von Steuben, was a Prussian-born military officer who served as inspector general and Major General of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War

A reproduction French 1766 Charleville Infantry Flintlock Musket.  France provided tens of thousands of these muskets to the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.  With the drilling of a vent hole, the musket will be exactly like the originals and will be fire ready.

The Charleyville 1776 model. This was distributed widely amongst the Colonists during the Revolutionary War. It was a 69 cal but troops fired This was due to the corrosive nature of black powder.

Benedict Arnold (1741 - 1801) was a general during the American  War who originally fought for the American Continental Army but defected to the British Army. Despite his successes, he was passed over for promotion by the Continental Congress. An investigation by Congress of his accounts found he had spent much of his own money on the war effort. Frustrated and bitter, Arnold received a commission as a brigadier general in the British Army

Benedict Arnold, a general during the American Revolutionary War who originally fought for the American Continental Army but defected to the British Army. Member of Hiram Lodge No. New Haven CT

$0 July 4th community picnic in the park. Activities, music, food for purchase. Artillery demonstrations throughout the day. Kids can join the continental army, sign the declaration of independence, and experience camp life at the Muhlenberg Brigade cabins.

$0 July 4th community picnic in the park. Activities, music, food for purchase. Artillery demonstrations throughout the day. Kids can join the continental army, sign the declaration of independence, and experience camp life at the Muhlenberg Brigade cabins.

The Flag Maker...During the American Revolution many women answered the call for seamstresses to sew uniforms & clothing for the Army...some were chosen to create flags for the new Continental Army, and for a new country. Betsy Ross was just one of those women.

The Flag Maker, by Pamela Patrick White. During the American Revolution many women answered the call to sew uniforms & clothing for the new Continental Army. Some were chosen to create flags for a new country.