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BoRIA Commemorative Coin #3
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The third limited edition, collectible, BoRIA challenge coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the purchase and preservation of Butts Hill Fort by Reverend Dr. Roderick Terry is now available online!
A map showing the Patriot's retreat to Tiverton from Butts Hill

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The Battle of Rhode Island Association

The Mission of BoRIA is to raise awareness of Rhode Island’s unique Revolutionary War history, particularly that pertaining to the Rhode Island Campaign and Butts Hill Fort in order to support restoration and maintenance of the Fort.

This website launched on the Anniversary of the Battle of Rhode Island - August 29, 1778. BoRIA will be adding both more information and features to the website over the next 6 months.

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Black Soldiers of Liberty

Estimates have appeared in print for generations that 3,000 to 5,000 Black soldiers served in the American military in the Revolution.