Infantry,_Continental_Army,_1779-1783 Today in History- George Washington Was Made Commander Of The Continental Army (1775)

Today in History- George Washington Was Made Commander Of The Continental Army (1775)

TIL that Rhode Island fielded a regiment during the Revolutionary war filled with Black soldiers because they couldnt get enough Whites to sign up.

American soldiers at the siege of Yorktown, by Jean-Baptiste-Antoine DeVerger, watercolor, The African American soldier is supposedly from the first Rhode Island Regiment.

What’s Right With America? The Achievements of our Continental Army! » Bingo for Patriots

The achievements of our Continental Army! - Bingo for Patriots

I have 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.

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

Continental Army - Wikipedia

Continental Army - Wikipedia

American Revolutionary War - Ancestor William Abel served in the 4th Troop, 1st Regiment of the New Jersey Dragoons.

The Battle of Yorktown was the final battle of the American Revolution. British troops were surrounded by American troops and eventually surrendered. This battle was victorious for American Troops and marked the beginning of our country's independence.

General George Washington struggled to keep the Continental Army intact during the harsh winter of 1770-80 at the Morristown encampment.

General George Washington struggled to keep the Continental Army intact during the harsh winter of at the Morristown encampment.

Continental Army drummer.

Continental Army drummer.

JUNE 14, 1775 :The Continental Congress began the  Army when it authorized the recruitment of companies of riflemen.

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