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The Art and Science of Siege Warfare in the American Revolution

July 14, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Society of the Cincinnati Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States


Join The America Revolution Institute of The Society of Cincinnati and historian Glenn F. Williams of the U.S. Army Center of Military History for a lecture discussing the art and science of siege warfare in the Revolutionary War.

This lecture will explore the intricacies and technical expertise required to carry out an effective and successful siege in the Revolutionary War, as well as eighteenth-century field fortification design and construction and methods for successfully reducing them.

Prior to the lecture, at 5:45 p.m. EST, in-person attendees can explore a rare American six-pounder on display in the museum (owned by the South Carolina Society of the Cincinnati) and learn about artillery in the Revolutionary War with the Institute’s historical programs manager, Andrew Outten. The lecture will beheld in-person at Anderson House and will last approximately 45 minutes. Virtual options are available. Registration is requested!


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The American Revolution Institute of The Society of the Cincinnati