20 Results for tag "Military"
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.