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    The Rhode Island Campaign: The First French and American Operation of the Revolutionary War

    Presented by at Massachusetts Historical Society

    March 16, 2012


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    The Rhode Island Campaign:  The First French and American Operation of the Revolutionary War

    Learn more about the joint French and American effort to capture the British garrison occupying Newport, Rhode Island, during July and August of 1778. One of the most complex and multi-faceted events of the Revolutionary War, the campaign combined land and sea strategies and featured controversial decisions on both sides. Author Chris McBurney will highlight the significant involvement of Boston and Massachusetts in the campaign, including...

    Learn more about the joint French and American effort to capture the British garrison occupying Newport, Rhode Island, during July and August of 1778. One of the most complex and multi-faceted events of the Revolutionary War, the campaign combined land and sea strategies and featured controversial decisions on both sides. Author Chris McBurney will highlight the significant involvement of Boston and Massachusetts in the campaign, including the French Fleet’s arrival in Boston, which led to a riot and then to a memorial that is now part of the Freedom Trail.


    Massachusetts Historical Society

    1154 Boylston St.
    Boston, MA 02115

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    Free


    General Day and Time Info:

    12:00 PM



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