Two Officers

Date:
1975
Creator:
Don Troiani
Publisher/Studio:
George C. Neumann Collection

At left is a staff officer to a general, as indicated by the green plume. At right is a light infantry officer of a New England regiment.

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
2010.0003.0024
Institution:
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Belt And Scabbard

Date:
1775-1780
Publisher/Studio:
George C. Neumann Collection

American

Description (physical):

Linen, leather. Belt; L 101.5cm; Scabbard, L 36.5cm

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
2010.0003.0014
Institution:
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Cartridge Box

Date:
1775-1780
Publisher/Studio:
George C. Neumann Collection

American

Description (physical):

Leather, linen. L 24.7, W 5.1, H 8.3 cm

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
2010.0003.0013
Institution:
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Continental Soldier

Date:
1975
Creator:
Don Troiani

Veteran of the 1st Maryland Regiment loading his captured British 'Brown Bess' musket.

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
2010.0003.0012
Institution:
Valley Forge National Historical Park

George Washington

Creator:
Charles Willson Peale

Courtesy West Chester University

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
2010.0003.0002
Institution:
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Letter

Publisher/Studio:
John F. Reed Collection

Washington Letter drafted at Valley Forge, dated 'Head Quarters, Valley Forge, 5th June 1778.' This one page document appoints William Robert Erskine as Military Surveyor and Geographer to the Continental Army.

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
VAFO 63978
Institution:
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Winter Soldier

Date:
1975
Creator:
Don Troiani

Illustration, National Park Service

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
2010.0003.0004
Institution:
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Building Huts

Date:
1996
Creator:
T. Beccone

Illustration, National Park Service

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
2010.0003.0005
Institution:
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Duportail (1743-1802)

Date:
1781-1784
Creator:
Charles Willson Peale

Brigadier General Chevalier Louis Lebèque dePresle Duportail was one of several officers sent by the French government to assist the American cause. He laid out the Valley Forge encampment and planned a system of fortifications.

Description (physical):

Oil on canvas, 24x20 inches

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
2010.0003.0006
Institution:
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Pocket Telescope

Publisher/Studio:
George C. Neumann Collection

Collapsible pocket telescope with screw lens cap. Made by Dollond, London.

Description (physical):

Brass and glass. L 17.3 cm (extended)

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
2010.0003.0007
Institution:
Valley Forge National Historical Park