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General Nathanael Greene: Savior of the Continental Army Lecture with Janet Uhlar

October 11, 2023 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

On Wednesday, October 11th at 6:00 PM, the Battle of Rhode Island Association (BoRIA), the Major General Nathanael Greene Homestead, and the Coventry Public Library welcomes Author Janet Uhlar to the Auditorium at the Coventry Town Hall Annex, 1675 Flat River Rd., Coventry, RI.

Ms. Uhlar’s lecture is General Nathanael Greene: Savior of the Continental Army. An iron-master from Coventry, Nathanael Greene walked away from his Quaker upbringing regarding pacifism to become a private in the Kentish Guards militia unit and ultimately second-in-command of the Continental Army. With no formal military training. he would become known as the strategist of the American Revolution.

This event is free and open to the public. but registration is required. To register, contact Lauren at lwalker@coventrylibrary.org or 401.822.9104.

Through a generous grant from our Sponsor BankNewport, BoRIA is able to present these lectures to increase public awareness of RI’s unique Revolutionary War history.

Janet Uhlar is an author, lecturer, and screenplay writer. She is the author of two books on forgotten heroes of the American Revolution – Liberty’s Martyr: The Story of Dr. Joseph Warren, and Freedom’s Cost: The Story of General Nathanael Greene. Janet served on the Board of Trustees of the Major General Nathanael Greene Homestead and on the advisory board of the Mulberry Grove Foundation. Her lecture on Nathanael Greene was instrumental in the Valley Forge monument project by the General Society of the Sons of the Revolution.


October 11, 2023
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Major General Nathanael Greene Homestead
Battle of Rhode Island Association


Coventry Town Hall
1675 Flat River Road
Coventry, RI 02816 United States
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