The Revisionist: Lexington, 1775

Date:
June 1971
Creator:
Michael Ramus
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage

Laughably reasonable American colonists confront British forces for the first time in this American Heritage political cartoon. The lead colonist declares, "Don't fire unless fired upon but if they mean to escalate this minor peace-keeping operation into a major police action, let it begin here." A sign behind him reads, "Keep off ye grass."

Description (physical):

H: 10 7/8", W: 8 3/16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0011
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Franklin, Jefferson, Adams, And Hamilton Cartoon

Date:
August 1968
Creator:
Michael Ramus
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage

In this cartoon, Michael Ramus lampoons the bickering between four Founding Fathers by arming them with mud to throw and fish with which to slap each other.

Description (physical):

H: 16 3/4", W: 13 3/4"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0018
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Private, 9th Pennsylvania

Date:
August 1976
Creator:
Don Troiani
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage

A colored drawing of a Revolutionary-era soldier. He wears khaki pants and a brown shirt, and he carries a musket. Green-striped bedding is kept rolled up on his back. He faces away from the viewer.

Description (physical):

H: 12 3/8", W: 16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0021
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

A Drummer Of The 40th Regiment Of Foot 1781

Date:
October 1973
Creator:
Don Troiani
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage

This British soldier served at the Battle of Fort Griswold on September 6, 1781.

Description (physical):

H: 12 3/8", W: 16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0022
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

A Royal Artillery Gunner 1781

Date:
August 1975
Creator:
Don Troiani
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage Publishing

This British soldier served at the Battle of Eutaw Springs on September 8, 1781. The battle was the last engagement in the Carolinas during the American Revolution.

Description (physical):

H: 12 3/8", W: 16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0023
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

A Private Of The Delaware Regiment 1781

Date:
June 1973
Creator:
Don Troiani
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage

This American soldier served at the Battle of Guilford Court House on March 15, 1781. During the battle, 1,900 troops led by General Lord Cornwallis defeated 4,000 American troops led by Nathanael Greene.

Description (physical):

H: 12 3/8", W: 16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0024
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

A Massachusetts Minuteman

Date:
April 1974
Creator:
Don Troiani
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage

This American soldier served at the Battle of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775. The battle initiated the American Revolution.

Description (physical):

H: 12 3/8", W: 16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0025
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

A Private Of The Fusilier Regiment Von Knyphausen

Date:
August 1973
Creator:
Don Troiani
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage

This Hessian soldier served under the Lt. Gen. Wilhelm von Knyphausen, who came to North America in 1776 after 42 years of military service to aid the British.

Description (physical):

H: 12 3/8", W: 16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0026
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

A Soldier Of The 3rd New York Regiment

Date:
April 1973
Creator:
Don Troiani
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage

This American soldier served under General George Washington at the Battle of White Plains in New York on October 28, 1776.

Description (physical):

H: 12 3/8", W: 16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0027
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

A Private Of The 43rd Regiment (british)

Date:
April 1974
Creator:
Don Troiani
Publisher/Studio:
American Heritage

This British soldier served at the Battle of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775. The battle initiated the American Revolution.

Description (physical):

H: 12 3/8", W: 16"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0028
Institution:
American Heritage Archives