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“To Arm against an Enemy”

Weapons of the Revolutionary War

“To Arm against an Enemy”: Weapons of the Revolution

Colonial Williamsburg’s extensive collection of military weaponry will illustrate the arming of American, British, French, and Hessian troops during the War for Independence. During the first half of the 18th century, firearms in the colonies were a mix of the obsolete, the old and the odd.

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