TITLE: Following the Drum: Women at the Valley Forge Encampment
SPEAKER: Nancy K. Loane
EVENT DATE: 2010/10/26
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 48 minutes
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Nancy Loane discusses her book, the untold story of the women -- from those on society's lowest rungs to the women of the upper class -- who spent the winter of 1777-78 with the Continental Army at Valley Forge, Pa.
Speaker Biography: Nancy K. Loane, who lives in Valley Forge, is a former seasonal ranger at the Valley Forge National Historical Park and has studied more than 500 Revolutionary War-era diaries, journals, letters, orderly books and records, many of them at the Library of Congress.
SERIES: Books & Beyond