This talk will consist of an overview of George Washington's War Time Service.
Edward G. Lengel is the Chief Historian at the National Medal of Honor Museum, and previously served as Senior Director of Programming at the National WWII Museum, a historian-in-residence at Colonial Williamsburg, and the Chief Historian of The White House Historical Association. Before that, Lengel was Editor-in-Chief of The Papers of George Washington and Professor at the University of Virginia.
Lengel is the author of The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield, 1780 (2020), Colonial Williamsburg: The Story: From the Colonial Era to the Restoration (2020), Never In Finer Company: The Men of the Great War’s Lost Battalion (2018), First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His -- and the Nation's -- Prosperity (2016), Thunder and Flames: Americans in the Crucible of Combat, 1917-1918 (2015), Inventing George Washington: America's Founder, in Myth and Memory (2011), To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918 (2008), and This Glorious Struggle: George Washington's Revolutionary War letters (2007). His book General George Washington: A Military Life was a finalist for the 2006 George Washington Book Prize. Lengel also edited the recently released The 10 Key Campaigns of the American Revolution.
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