Why George Washington Let the Army Starve

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Why George Washington Let the Army Starve


Note from the Editor
by Sharon Ann Holt

Note from the President
by David Moltke-Hansen

Why George Washington Let the Army Starve: Necessity meets Democracy at Valley Forge
by Sharon Ann Holt

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by James McClure

Forging the Armor of Virtue
by Holly A. Mayer

E Pluribus Unum: Pluralism in the Continental Army
by Anne H. Arsenault

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Cover image:  George Washington by Charles Wilson Peale, Courtesy of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania Collection, Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia.