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My Dear Sister                         Cambridge January the 31,1776

I have wrote to you several times in hopes that…

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"Black and white print depicting George and Martha Washington standing in snow near a camp fire surrounded by soldiers in dress uniform. Wounded soldiers appear at left. Troops in background stand at attention with raised bayonets behind an American…

"In this cartoon, “Mrs. General Washington” embodies America. She holds a thirteen-strand whip above her head, with which she is about to strike Britannia, the personification of the British Empire. The thirteen strands allude to the thirteen…

“[November 30, 1780, Philadelphia]…I found there Mrs. Washington, who had just arrived from Virginia, and was on her way to join her husband, as she does at the end of every campaign. She is about forty or forty-five, rather plump, but fresh and…

“[4/6/1778] left J. Roberts after Breakfast, and proceeded on to the American Picket guard, who upon hearing that we were going to head-quarters, sent 2 or 3 to guard us further on to another guard where Colll. Smith gave us a pass for Head…

Eyewitness accounts of the American Revolution…