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General Irvin McDowell and staff, Arlington House
General Irvin McDowell and staff, Arlington House. United States Virginia, 1862. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008680204/.

Washington's War Tent During the Civil War: Behind Closed Doors

This is the second in a three-part series describing the fate of General George Washington's Headquarters Tent during the Civil War.
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Arlington House circa 1868 via Library Of Congress
Gedney, J. F., Engraver, and Publisher W.H. & O.H. Morrison. Arlington House. Arlington Virginia, 1868. [Washington, D.C.: Published by W.H. & O.H. Morrison, Washn.: print by J. Gedney, Washn] Photograph.

Washington's War Tent During the Civil War: Surviving the Civil War

This is the first in a three-part series describing the fate of General George Washington's Headquarters Tent during the Civil War.
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A visitor engagement associate educates families on the Privateer Ship in the galleries.
Jeff Fusco

Revolution Signs: Programs in American Sign Language

August 21, 2022 beginning at 11:30 a.m. & 12:45 p.m.
Join us for a day of programs, tours, and talks translated into American Sign Language (ASL), including a highlights tour, Washington's War Tent showing, and Meet James Forten performance.
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U.S. Patent Office circa 1860s
Andrew Dickson White Architectural Photograph Collection, #15-5-3090. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

Washington's War Tent During the Civil War: Safe Keeping

This is the third and final in a three-part series describing the fate of General George Washington's Headquarters Tent during the Civil War.
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Unit 2: A Revolutionary Reminder in a Changing Nation

View classroom activities designed for teaching about the travels of George Washington's tent during the 19th century, including the Marquis de Lafayette's 1824 tour of America and the Civil War.
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Textile conservator Virginia Whelan views the Washington Standard flag in the Museum's collection workroom.

Completing the Washington Standard Project

Learn more about textile conservator Virginia Whelan's work to finish construction of a silk replica of George Washington's headquarters flag for the Museum's Washington Standard Project.
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Finding Freedom: Andrew - Additional Revolutionary War Pension Deposition

One year after he initially applied for a Revolutionary War pension from the United States Government, Andrew Ferguson returned to the courthouse in Monroe County, Indiana, to share more details about his military service during the war. This document records his additional testimony. Ferguson declared that he had hoped to apply for a pension 17 years earlier in response to Congress’s 1818 law that allowed impoverished Revolutionary War veterans to apply for financial support from the United States Government. However, at the time, Ferguson was told that “a Colored man could not get a pension.” Many veterans of African descent applied for and received pensions according to the 1818 legislation, but they encountered racial discrimination and intimidation during the application process.

National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC/Fold3.com

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Living History Videos and Demos

Artisan Field Trip Interviews
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Museum of the American Revolution

History Explorers Club: It's Our Birthday!

April 17, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join in our family-friendly virtual birthday party for the Museum as we celebrate our fourth birthday and learn about our most famous object, General George Washington’s Headquarters Tent.
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Washington's War Tent After the Civil War: A Family Affair

This is the second in a two-part series about the fate Washington's Headquarters Tent between the end of the Civil War and the start of the 20th century.
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