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Numbered version of Don Troiani's painting Artillery of Independence, Siege of Yorktown, Virginia, October 9, 1781 from the Museum's Liberty exhibit.

Breaking Down Don Troiani's "Artillery of Independence, Siege of Yorktown" Painting

Take a detailed look at Don Troiani's "Artillery of Independence, Siege of Yorktown" painting depicting General George Washington firing the first shot at Yorktown on Oct. 9, 1781.
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Big Idea 2: Black Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War

Learn more about how with freedom, liberty, and equality at stake, people of African descent faced opportunities and risks in fighting on both sides of the Revolutionary War.
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This image shows the book cover of Rush: Revolution, Madness, and the Visionary Doctor who Became a Founding Father by Stephen Fried. The word “Rush” is written at the top of the cover. There is a portrait Of Benjamin Rush from the chest up and there is writing written over the book cover.

Rush

Read an excerpt from Stephen Fried's biography of Dr. Benjamin Rush, signer of the Declaration of Independence and surgeon-general in the Continental Army.
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This image depicts the book cover of A Generous and Merciful Enemy by Daniel Krebs.

A Generous and Merciful Enemy

This excerpt from Daniel Krebs reveals the experience of the tens of thousands of German-speaking soldiers, called "Hessians" hired by the British Crown.
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First Ladies of the Republic

First Ladies of the Republic

Read an excerpt of Abrams' First Ladies of the Republic: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and the Creation of an Iconic American Role.
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18 Memorable Museum Moments from 2018

The Museum marked its first full year in 2018 and it was a year of historic firsts! We welcomed more than 300,000 visitors from countries across the world.
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A young, female visitor, wearing a mask and holding a 13-star flag, admires photographs in the Museum's galleries.

Pay Tribute to America’s Veterans During Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 11 - 15

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Rare Objects from the American Revolution Center Collection on Display Through Loans to the Historic Mount Vernon and the National Constitution Center

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Ferguson Rifle

Scottish officer Patrick Ferguson developed a rifle, like this example, that allowed the user to fire at nearly twice the rate of fire of a musket.
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This image shows a painting depicting George Washington Crossing the Delaware. It is displayed in a brown frame with a gold interior. The painting shows Washington and his soldiers on the shores of the river. Some are still on land and some boats are already on the water. It is a snowy, gray day.

Washington Crossing the Delaware

American artist Harrington G. Fitzgerald painted this version of General George Washington’s famous 1776 crossing of the Delaware River about 100 years after the Revolutionary War.
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