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Feeding Washington’s Army with Ricardo A. Herrera at Riverwinds Community Center presented by GCHS

March 28 @ 6:30 pm

Join us as military historian Ricardo A. Herrera shares with us the research and insight of his book “Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778.” This unusual history of the Continental Army’s Grand Forage of 1778 to prevent starvation during their long encampment.
In “Feeding Washington’s Army,” Herrera “…moves far beyond oft-told, heroic, and mythical tales of Valley Forge and digs deeply into its daily reality, revealing how close the Continental Army came to succumbing to starvation and how strong and resourceful its soldiers and leaders actually were.”
Herrera is Professor of Military History, US Army War College and is also the author of For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861 (New York: New York University Press, 2015), and of several articles and chapters on US military history.
$10/person. Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins will be accepted.
Event held at Riverwinds Community Center, 1000 RiverWinds Drive, West Deptford, NJ. Community Room A.
Special thanks to the US Army War College for their financial support of this program.


Riverwinds Community Center
1000 RiverWinds Drive
West Deptford, NJ 08086 United States
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