It was a Continual Drill...Training the troops at Valley Forge


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Valley Forge History & Culture


Valley Forge National Historical Park Collections Curator Scott Houting discusses the drilling the training of soldiers at Valley Forge. A copy of the original 1779 drill manual is currently on display in the Welcome Center at Valley Forge. This temporary exhibit highlights the efforts of General von Steuben and the Continental Officers in creating a better trained, disciplined, effective fighting force. Bring this podcast with you and listen as you visit the Welcome Center.