• Log huts are coated in a fresh layer of snow

    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

Photos of the Musket Drill


Did You Know?

soldiers marching

Precision marching was the key to victory on the 18th century battlefield. Inspector General Baron von Steuben made marching the central element of his training program at Valley Forge. By May the army was able to stay in formation while advancing and retreating over all types of ground.