Spencer’s Secret Expedition
A descendent of a Revolutionary War soldier came across an entry to his ancestor about a “secret duty.”
Rhode Island’s First Naval Battle
When and where was the first naval battle of the American Revolution? You might not be surprised to know that battle took place off of Newport.
Fort Building: Fascines and Gabions
Fascines and Gabions were the building blocks of Revolutionary War fort construction.
Portsmouth, RI – August 10,1778
The Orderly Book for the 1st RI Regiment gives us an idea of what was happening at Butts Hill as the Americans set up camp.