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Baron Von Steuben (1730-94)
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Belt And Scabbard
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
American
Building Huts
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Illustration, National Park Service
Canteen
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Cartridge Box
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
American
Continental Soldier
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Veteran of the 1st Maryland Regiment loading his captured British 'Brown Bess' musket.
Creepers
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Strapped to shoes or boots, ice creepers or cleats, allowed the soldier to cross frozen surfaces.
Document Box
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Duportail (1743-1802)
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Brigadier General Chevalier Louis Lebèque dePresle Duportail was one of several officers sent by the French government to assist the American cause....
Fork
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
French Playing Cards
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
George Washington
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Courtesy West Chester University
Letter
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Washington Letter drafted at Valley Forge, dated 'Head Quarters, Valley Forge, 5th June 1778.' This one page document appoints William Robert Erskine...
Mouth Harp
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Musical instrument also called a jew's-harp. This example lacks the steel vibrator.
Pipe
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Pocket Knife
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Pocket Telescope
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Collapsible pocket telescope with screw lens cap. Made by Dollond, London.
Razor
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Soldiers used the straight razor for shaving.
Regulations For The Order And Discipline Of Troops Of The...
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Handwritten inscription on the front cover 'July the 28th. 1779 Capt. John Alexander, 7th Pennsylvania Regiment'
Surveyor's Compass
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Surveyor's Divider
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Hinged surveyor's divider
Touch Hole Pick And Brush
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
The Revolutionary War soldier carried tools to service his musket, including the pick and brush. It was used to brush out the musket's flash pan and...
Two Officers
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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.
Washington's Headquarters
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Illustration, National Park Service
Winter Soldier
Valley Forge National Historic Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Illustration, National Park Service
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