Monthly Archives: May 2022

Remembering the “1772 Gaspee Affair” – was this the starting point?

By George Stewart – President – Cincinnati Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution While you were in your high school history class, can you remember what you learned about the “Gaspee Affair”? Events like the Boston Tea Party … Continue reading

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“Brown Bess” – where did this name come from?

If you have participated in the Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard, or been a student of American Revolutionary War history, you most likely have heard of the term “Brown Bess”.

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Cincinnati SAR to Participate in: Field of Memories Memorial Day Ceremony

On Monday May 30th, at 2:30PM (1:45PM Muster) the Cincinnati SAR will participate in the Field of Memories ceremony to be held at: Arlington Memorial Gardens 2145 Compton Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231 There will be a Color Guard present for … Continue reading

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National SAR – Henry Knox Bookshelf – suggested reading

These are recommended new release titles for you to consideration, selected by members of the SAR History Committee.  This is listed on page 16 of the SAR Magazine – Spring 2022 issue. Interesting fact:  Henry Knox was a bookseller prior … Continue reading

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Naturalization Ceremonies – May 18 & 19 – Cincinnati Masonic Center

Cincinnati Chapter Sons of the American Revolution (CCSAR) Compatriots Jerry Knight and John (Jack) Bredenfoerder Jerry Knight welcomed new US citizens on Wednesday May 18th and Thursday May 19th, at a naturalization ceremony held at the Cincinnati Masonic Center at … Continue reading

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SAR – Marietta Ohio Memorial Service – Revolutionary War Patriots of the Northwest Territory

This will take place in Marietta OH on May 26, 2022 at 10:00AM Bob Hill will be coordinating the Color Guard efforts for this event. Muster at 9:30 for Color Guard participants. His contact information is: leeslegiondragoon@gmail.com MARIETTA CHAPTER, OHIO … Continue reading

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Revolutionary War Uniforms – History

While searching through the Cincinnati Sons of the American Revolution media files from the past, I came upon this paper (author unknown) which explains the evolution of the soldier and officer uniforms during the Revolutionary War. Great article, want to … Continue reading

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JROTC Awards Program – Little Miami High School – Cincinnati SAR presents awards

On the evening of May 18, 2022 – Cincinnati Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) participated in the Little Miami High School JROTC awards ceremony in Morrow, OH. The program was led by Little Miami ROTC leadership … Continue reading

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Cincinnati SAR members can also see our Blog on Facebook

If easier, please check out our most recent posts on Facebook. Working to capture past website articles on Facebook as well. https://www.facebook.com/cincinnati.sar

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Cincinnati SAR Awards Medals at Diamond Oaks Career Center Ceremonies

On May 3, 2022 at 1800 hours at Diamond Oaks, 6375 Harrison Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio the JROTC 2022 Enhance Awards program was held and officiated by James Michael Moyer CW2, US Army (Ret) and Major Sergeant Seward, Army Instructors for … Continue reading

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