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Washington's Tent

Postby jseymour » Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:41 am

This news is a few days old, but I post it here in the event that some of you may not have seen it yet.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/15/arts ... .html?_r=0

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Re: Washington's Tent

Postby PAUL C. DAIUTE » Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:39 am

Joe,
Thanks for posting, historically interesting and fun to read about. A window into the past, a visual tease!
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Re: Washington's Tent

Postby Ken Hamilton » Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:39 pm

Great historical detective work from those guys! "Triangulate the position from ANY (reasonable/good) contemporary source, and add written descriptions etc...and VOILA! , you have a piece of a classical ICONIC U.S. history story.....and an IMAGE OF WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE in the field ...complete with brush arbor! Wow.

Thanks very much for the link, Joe!

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Re: Washington's Tent

Postby jseymour » Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:58 am

Thank you.

Here is another article, from the Philadelphia Inquirer, that shows the entire image:

http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainm ... 71115.html

Note the company encampments with what look like bowers over the tents, especially, at about the 50 second mark, what looks like an anchor, presumably designating the Rhode Island Regiment.

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