• large wooden spikes jut out from a large wooden angular wall lit by sunlight. verdant grass surrounds it.

    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

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"...the post at the Oneida Carrying Place, is in all Respects and Circumstances to be considered as a Fort, as it partakes, not only the figure, and the respective parts of a Fort, but even the Permanent Intentions of a Fortress." -Brigadier General John Stanwix to Captain William Green, 1758
 
a lush green grassy hole is filled with large, white, triangular, canvas tents. wooden walls and shadows loom over them.
Tents of camp followers and overflow troops sit in the ditch surrounding the fort.

Did You Know?

A large black triangular hat is right in your face. A man wearing it holds a flute like intrument, he wears a red coat with white facings.

Musicians in the Continental Army of the American Revolutionary War acted as the radios of their day. They wore the opposite colors of the other troops in their regiment so their officers could see them to relay orders and form lines around them quickly in battle.