American War of Independence

The American War of Independence fascinates me. I have re-enacted this period, studied it for my BA in War Studies and love visiting sites associated with the…
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Army Of Tennessee Authentic Civil War Relics | Knoxville, TN
1775 newspaper on this original Revolutionary War cartridge.
American; Continental Infantry, Virginian Regiment, NCO & Officer, 1779 Canada, American Military History, Revolutionary War Clothing, United States Military, Military History, American Soldiers
American; Continental Infantry, Virginian Regiment, NCO & Officer, 1779
an image of a painting of men in the woods with horses and people on horseback
Don Troiani - Kings Mountain
The Over the Mountain Men of the Early American South rallied to defeat the British at the Battle of Kings Mountain.
American Revolutionary War: Private of Knox's Artillery Regiment 1776 Continental Army
American Revolutionary War: Private of Knox's Artillery Regiment 1776
SPLIT ROCK – October 18th 1776 Today, 236 year ago - October 18th 1776 - during the American War of Independence, American forces delayed and inflicted serious casualties to the advancing British army at Split Rock, as it marched towards New York. This painting, from the Osprey book on the New York campaign, shows an American private in Colonel William Shepherd's regiment removing the canteen and hat of a badly wounded British officer - Captain Evelyn of the 4th Foot - as the British fall ba... American History, American Revolution
SPLIT ROCK – October 18th 1776 Today, 236 year ago - October 18th 1776 - during the American War of Independence, American forces delayed and inflicted serious casualties to the advancing British army at Split Rock, as it marched towards New York. This painting, from the Osprey book on the New York campaign, shows an American private in Colonel William Shepherd's regiment removing the canteen and hat of a badly wounded British officer - Captain Evelyn of the 4th Foot - as the British fall ba...
a close up of a metal object on a blue background with hair in the shape of a crown
1768 Pattern British Grenadiers Bearskin Mitre Cap
a large telescope sitting on top of a wooden table next to a river and bridge
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site is located on the west bank of the Hudson River near Bear Mountain in Orange County. Fort Montgomery was a fortification that was built by the Continental Army during the American Revolution. It was one of the first strategic construction projects by the Americans. The fort was commanded by General George Clinton.
gunneratlarge: “ Reenactors who have their shit together, David edition BECAUSE EVERYTHING MY BROTHER DOES IS PERFECT ” Vogue, Reenactment, Seven Years' War, Infantry
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gunneratlarge: “ Reenactors who have their shit together, David edition BECAUSE EVERYTHING MY BROTHER DOES IS PERFECT ”
"Digging trenches at Yorktown" American Revolutionary War Hannover, Siege Of Yorktown
"Digging trenches at Yorktown" American Revolutionary War
an old coin with the word go on it's side and a red background
FRENCH 104TH REGIMENT, F104.c, enlisted man's coat button, 26mm, The German regiment, Royal-Deux Ponts Regiment, excavated at Yorktown, VA. Some edge erosion but better than the plate button in Troiani, a rare button.
an old wooden boat on display in a museum
USS Philadelphia (1776) - Wikipedia
A veteran of the American Revolutionary War, the Continental gondola Philadelphia is the oldest intact warship currently on display in North America. After its recovery from the bottom of Lake Champlain in 1935, the fifty-four foot long Philadelphia, armed with three cannon and eight swivel guns, was moved to the newly constructed building housing what is now the National Museum of American History of the Smithsonian Institution.
an old stone house sits in the middle of a grassy field with a wooden fence around it
Pennsylvania Travel & Tourism Guide
George Washington's Headquarters at Valley Forge National Historic Site www.whereandwhen.com
Negros soldier of the 4th. New York 1777 during the Saratoga Campaign. They were issued Scottish style knit caps. Country
Negros soldier of the 4th. New York 1777 during the Saratoga Campaign. They were issued Scottish style knit caps.
a statue of a woman holding a stick
Women and The Revolution - A portrait of Molly Pitcher
Molly Pitcher - Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley - Born: October 13, 1754, in New Jersey Died: January 22, 1852, in Carlisle, Pennsylvania - Mary Ludwig Hays earned the nickname “Molly Pitcher,” becoming one of the most popular female images of the Revolutionary War. - Mary trudged back and forth from a nearby spring bringing water to the soldiers on that hot and smoky battlefield. Welcoming the sight of the sparkling water, the weary soldiers nicknamed her “Molly Pitcher.”