Dr. Robert F. Smith will present “Equipping the Southern Army: Manufacturing Military Stores for an Insatiable Patron.” He is Assistant Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Smith’s book, entitled Manufacturing Independence: Industrial Innovation in the American Revolution, will be available for purchase. In addition, guests will be the first to see the newly conserved knit cap worn by Colonel Arthur Forbis, a local militia officer who was mortally wounded in the battle on March 2, 1781.
Reservations are required due to limited seating. Please call (336) 288-1776 to reserve your seat. This event is presented in partnership with Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.