American Revolution Round Table-Hudson/Mohawk Valleys

The American Revolution Round Table: Hudson/Mohawk Valleys

partnered with 

Siena College's McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution

Presents:

Washington’s Lieutenants: The Generals of the Continental Army by William M. Welsch

Thursday, September 20, 2018

This event will start at 6:30 PM with social/networking time followed by the presentation at 7:00 PM. This event will be held at Siena College, 515 Loudon Rd, Albany, NY 12211, in the Roger Bacon Building (On Map building 4), Room 202, also known as Key Auditorium. Parking is free and please park in Lots L, F or G.

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This presentation reviews George Washington’s subordinate generals, including their backgrounds, and relations with Washington, Congress, and each other. Also explored will be their contributions to victory, foreign generals, anecdotes, and historical evaluation. 

William M. Welsch retired after 34 years as an administrator at Montclair State University. Welsch has spoken to Revolutionary War and Civil War Round Tables, conferences, and groups on The Headquarters Staff of the Army of Northern Virginia, Samuel Cooper, Benedict Arnold, Washington’s Crossing, and others related topics. Welsch has lead Revolutionary War tours from Massachusetts to Virginia. Welsch has had several articles published including the Journal of the American Revolution and their Annual Book, the American Revolution Magazine, and others. Welsch is the founder and current President of the American Revolution Round Table of Richmond, is Co-Founder of the Congress of American Revolution Round Tables, served on executive board and as Preservation Chairman of Robert E. Lee Civil War Round Table of Central NJ and is Past President of the Richmond Civil War Round Table. Welsch currently lives in Glen Allen, VA with his wife Gerry and have resided here for the last thirteen years. Welsch has two daughters and his main job is being a bad influence on his five grandchildren.

 

To register, please provide your names(s), telephone number in an email to arrthudsonmohawkvalleys@gmail.com or by phone at 518-774-5669.

 

 

Past Round Table Programing

  

-The Battle of Hubbardton, the Rear-Guard Action that Saved America by Dr. Bruce M. Venter - Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

 

-Henry Beekman Livingston, Black Sheep of The Livingston Clan by Geoff Benton -Tuesday, May 8, 2018

 

-Schenectady During the Revolution including its Role in the Mohawk Valley Raids by John Gearing - Monday, March 5, 2018

 

-Industrious Sober Women: Soldiers' Wives in Burgoynes' Army by Jenna Schnitzer - Thursday, January 25, 2018

 

-Veterans Day Event - The Military Theaters of the American Revolution Symposium - Saturday, November 10, 2017

Featuring:

  • Mark Edward Lender the Emeritus Professor of History at Kean University
  • James Kirby Martin currently the Charles B. Ewing Visiting Professor of Military History, USMA, West Point
  • Charles Neimeyer the Director and Chief of Marine Corps History at Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia
  • Jim Piecuch the Professor of History, Kennesaw State University
  • David L. Preston the Professor of History, the Citadel

The symposium was based on the book of the same name, Theaters of the American Revolution, published by Westholme Publishing. The five nationally known leading experts on the American Revolution discussed the Northern Theater, the Western Theater, the War at Sea, the Southern Theater, and the Middle Theater.

The American Revolution Round Table: Hudson/Mohawk Valleys would like to thank the following sponsors for making this event a great success, thank you!

 

 

-18th Century Military Archaeology in the Upper Hudson and Champlain Valleys by David Starbuck - Thursday, August 24, 2017

 

-Joseph Brant’s 1780 Raid on Canajohary by Wayne Lenig - Tuesday, April 4, 2017

 

-Brave and Gallant: Black and African-American Military Men at Saratoga by Eric Schnitzer - Thursday, January 19, 2017

 

-The Battle of Fort Anne: "In Consequence of this Action Fort Anne was burnt and abandoned" by Matthew Zembo - Thursday, November 17, 2016