The Valley Forge Report
The Valley Forge Report
, completed in the early 1980s, provides the most comprehensive documentation available of the activities, struggles, and achievements of the people who served at Valley Forge in 1777-78.

A Demographic Survey of the Continental Army
In recent years historians have learned more about the men who served in the American Army during the Revolution. Several excellent studies have investigated who the soldiers were at certain times and in certain places, and have established some basic demographic facts about them. This report is a first attempt at creating a dynamic portrait of service in the Revolution.


Tolerably Comfortable (PDF, 1.02 MB)
A Field Trial of a Recreated Soldier Cabin at Valley Forge
This research project was the first of it's kind. The researchers attempted to discover how well the cabins insulated Washington's men from the cold by using the principle of experimental archeology. Read about the team's experience as they staffed a reproduced soldiers' cabin for six days and five nights from Tuesday, January 27 through Sunday, February 1, 2004.


Ghost Soldiers (PDF, 8.06 MB)
They passed this way

Explore an account of the many long forgotten marches and fatigues of the Continental Army from the Battle of Brandywine to the winter encampment at Valley Forge. Presented to commemorate the 225th anniversary of this 1777 campaign that took place in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Last updated: January 5, 2016

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