Firearms Used During the Revolutionary War: The Revolutionary War in Four Minutes
Join Park Ranger and Revolutionary War expert David Lawrence as he describes the different types of firearms and weapons that were used by the Americans and the British during the Revolutionary War. Included is Lawrence demonstrating how to load and fire a smoothbore musket–the most common weapon used during the Revolutionary War!
VIDEO | Join Kristopher White of the American Battlefield Trust as he details the Battle of Princeton, the third and final battle of the Ten Crucial Days which gave new life to the American Revolution in January of 1777. Learn how Washington’s clever maneuver around British General Charles Cornwallis resulted in the surrender of 194 British troops in Nassau Hall of Princeton University. This was a critical win for the Continental Army, their first against British regulars.
VIDEO | Chris Kolakowski explains British strategy during the Revolutionary War, putting the American conflict in context along with the other major conflicts that were shaking the world in the late 1700s.
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