Quincy University -- TPS -- Primary Source Sets -- Revolutionary War [September 2010]

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Revolutionary
War

 

Moran, E. Pearcy, artist. Battle of Bunker Hill. (1909). from Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.  http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/96516282/

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The Rochambeau Map Collection: Revolutionary War Maps of comte de Rochambeau

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Battle of Lexington.

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Abigail S. Stafford, Wednesday, February 20, 1861 (Deposition on Battle of Lexington)

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April 19th 1775 [Pictorial envelope]

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Centennial Celebration of the Battle of Lexington, April 19, 1875. [New Englander and Yale review. / Volume 35, Issue 134, January 1876]

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Line of the Minutemen, Lexington.

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Letter, Benedict Arnold to George Washington pleading for mercy for his wife, 25 September 1780.

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[Bridge to Revolutionary War monument, Concord, Mass.].

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Matthew McConnell to James Madison, September 26, 1816. Committee of Revolutionary War Officers.

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Gravestone of first man killed in Revolutionary War, Westminster, Vt..

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One of two Revolutionary War flags in existence. This one was carried at the Battle of Stoney Point, General Posey commanding.

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Battle of Bunker's [sic] Hill.

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Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour.

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Battle of Bunker Hill.

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The battle of Bunker's [sic] Hill.

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Interior of the old Jersey prison ship, in the Revolutionary War

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Point Pleasant, West Virginia. A monument erected to commemorate the battle of Point Pleasant, one of the first battles of the Revolutionary War on October 7, 1774. It is erected at a park overlooking the Kanawha and the Ohio Rivers

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Broadside of Revolutionary War period: Tea Destroyed by Indians

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Broadside of Revolutionary War period: A Dose for the Tories

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Broadside of Revolutionary War period: [Enlistment authoriz. Watertown, Mass.

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Broadside of Revolutionary War period: [Congressional Resolve, Jan. 30, 1776, to assist New England in procuring arms]

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Broadside of Revolutionary War period: [Proclamation by Gen. Howe against assisting Rebels. Boston, Mar 10, 1776]

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[Revolutionary war broadside: The Boston committee of Correspondence responds to the Boston Port Bill. May 12, 1774]

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[Revolutionary War battle between civilians and British soldiers]

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[Revolutionary War battle scene]

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Battle of Bunker Hill / E. Percy Moran.

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Battle of Bunker's Hill

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The Battle at Bunker's Hill / drawn by Henry A. Thomas.

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General Wolfe killed at the siege of Quebec, September 14,1759

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James Wolfe, 1727-1759 - being carried from battlefield

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A View of the taking of Quebeck by the English forces commanded by Gen. Wolfe, Sep: 13th, 1759

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Death of General Montgomery at Quebec

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Washington at the Battle of Trenton / Engraved by Illman Brothers from the original in the possession of Charles J. Peterson.

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Washington crossing the Delaware: on the evening of Dec 25th. 1776, previous to the battle of Trenton

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[Surrender of Col. Johann Rall (Battle of Trenton)]

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Surrender of Col. Rall at the Battle of Trenton [Dec. 1776]

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Capture of the Hessians at Trenton

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Gen. Washington (on the battle field at Trenton) / engraved by W. Warner from the original picture by Col. John Trumbull in possession of Yale College N. Haven.

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[George Washington crossing the Delaware River]

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Washington crossing the Delaware / Painted by T. Sully; Engraved by J.N. Gimbrede.

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Washington crossing the Delaware. Christmas ... 1776 / after the painting by Emanuel Leutze.

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Surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga N.Y. Oct. 17th. 1777

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Old English gun, Saratoga Battle Monument, Schuylerville, N.Y.

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Saratoga Battle Monument, Schuylerville, N.Y.

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The surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown A.D. 1781

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Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown Va. Oct. 19th. 1781

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Surrender of Cornwallis: at York-Town Va. Oct. 1781

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Conclusion de la campagne de 1781 en Virginie. To his excellency General Washington ... / peint par L. le Paon peintre de Bataille de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par N. le Mire des Academies Imperiales et Royales et de celle des Siences [sic] et Arts de Rouen et de Lille.

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Battle of the Brandywine / F.C. Yohn ; drawn by F.C. Yohn

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Washingtons Head Quarters - Brandywine / / Fr'ric Stevenson '56

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Battle of Lexington / E. Tisdale delt. ; C. Tiebout sculpt

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The fight at Lexington, April 19, 1775, from a print of the time

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[Molly Pitcher firing cannon at Battle of Monmouth] / E. Percy Moran.

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Molly Pitcher [i.e. Molly McCauley loading cannon at Battle of Monmouth, 1778]

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Washington at Monmouth / Darley ; G. R. Hall.

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The Heroine on Monmouth. Molly Pitcher ... June 28, 1778

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The combat between Colonels [William] Washington and Tarleton at the Battle of Cowpens

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Col. [William] Washington at the Battle of Cowpens

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The bayonet charge by the Second Maryland Brigade at the Battle of Camden