11 Results for tag "Military"
Fire a Flintlock Musket
Fire live rounds at a target from two different reproduction 18th-century flintlock firearms used during the Revolutionary War.
18th-Century Field Music with the Fifes & Drums
Watch and listen to the Fifes and Drums as they demonstrate the music and drill of various military ceremonies from an 18th-century soldier's working day.
A Soldier's Christmas
Colonel James Innes returns home from the War filled with the haunting voices of his fallen comrades. Will he be able to recover from the War and find peace this Christmas?
A Fugitive Christmas
Join two fugitive soldiers on New Year's Day in 1776 as they celebrate Christmastide while recovering from their wounds in a military hospital.
Salute to the Presidents
Fifes, drums, and cannons salute the Nation's presidents on Market Square, featuring Washington, Jefferson, and Madison.
Musket Range Celebrated 5th Anniversary
The 18th-century Musket Range offers a hands-on activity to visitors trying out firearms at Colonial Williamsburg. Learn more about this acclaimed experience.
Giving an Officer’s Coat New Life with Death Head Buttons
Explore the button restoration process of a regimental coat dated back to 1770. Read on to learn about the conservation method to replicate the buttons.
Nicholas Biddle was one of few captains in the Continental Navy who had previous military experience; from mid-June 1771 until early 1774, he had been a midshipman in the British Royal Navy and was even shipmates with a young Horatio Nelson aboard HMS Carcass. When word of the Boston Tea …
What Did He Say?
When studying a period long before video and voice recording was possible, it can be difficult to determine exactly what was said and when.
Washington’s First War
Here are five things that you may not know about young Colonel Washington during his first baptism of fire, the French and Indian War.
Hoist Up the Flag: The British Red Ensign
Find out everything you need to know about the evolution of British flags and discover what they mean. Read on to learn about flags during American Revolution.