The March To Valley Forge, December 16, 1777

Date:
1883
Creator:
William Brooke Thomas Trego (1859-1909)

One of the most iconic commemorative works on the American Revolution, William Trego's March to Valley Forge was painted in Philadelphia and exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1883. Trego's inspiration was a passage from Washington Irving's Life of Washington: "Sad and dreary was the march to Valley Forge, uncheered by the recollection of any recent triumph. Read more »

Description (physical):

Oil on canvas. L: 78", H: 38". 

Identifier:
2003.00.0415

General Washington’s Marquee (Sleeping And Office Tent)

General Washington’s Marquee is a centerpiece of the Center's collection. Following the deaths of George and Martha Washington, generations of the Custis and Lee families carefully preserved the Marquee. Parts of it appear in this early 20th century photograph.

Institution:
American Revolution Center

Thomas Truxtun's Porcelain Punch Bowl

Date:
c. 1800s
Description (physical):

Material: Porcelain

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0024
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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Washington's Headquarters

Date:
1996
Creator:
T. Beccone

Illustration, National Park Service

Location:
1400 North Outer Line Drive King of Prussia,Pennsylvania 19406
Identifier:
2010.0003.0001
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

The Civil War Letters Of George Washington Beidelman

Date:
1978
Creator:
Vanderslice, Catherine H
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Vantage Press
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Letters From The Iron Brigade

Date:
1994
Creator:
Whitehouse, Hugh L.
Publisher/Studio:
Indianapolis, IN: Guild Press of Indiana
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

The Civil War Letters Of George Washington Beidelman

Date:
2002
Creator:
Vanderslice, Catherine H
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Vantage Press
Description (physical):

Softbound, 5" x 8", 212 p.

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier