This is George Washington's battle sword and scabbard, Washington carried this sword as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Most officers and all generals were equipped with swords such as these.
Pistol That George Washington Wore and Used During the Revolutionary War
This is a picture of George Washington preparing for battle. I would require students to write about it using key vocabulary terms. I would also encourages students to incorporate transition words to make the writing more grade level appropriate.
American Revolution : The Battle of Yorktown - American troops storming the redoubt. Feidt Wysong, my Great Grandfather was in this one and was present when General Washington accepted Lord Cornwallis' sword as a gesture of defeat and surrender.
Hesse-Cassel Corps of Field Jaegers, 1776 - The Hessian Jaeger Corps hired by the British to fight during the American War for Independence was among the finest light troops employed during the conflict.