Announcing the 2022 Society of the Cincinnati Prize Recipient

The 2022 Society of the Cincinnati Prize honors Col. Kevin J. Weddle for his book The Compleat Victory: Saratoga and the American Revolution (New York: Oxford University Press, 2021). Colonel Weddle’s deeply researched examination of the Saratoga campaign of 1777 provides a comprehensive analysis of the American and British military strategies that resulted in the American victory, which in turn captured the attention of the world and changed the course of the war.

Colonel Weddle is professor of military theory and strategy and Elihu Root Chair of Military Studies at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. A West Point graduate, he served in the U.S. Army for twenty-eight years on active duty in command and staff positions in the United States and overseas, including operations Desert Storm and Enduring Freedom. He conducted significant research for his book in our library as the recipient of the Society of the Cincinnati Scholars’ Grant in 2007.



Upcoming Virtual Lecture - The Battle of St. Louis and the Attack on Cahokia

Join us on Tuesday,  January 31, at 6:30 p.m. for a virtual lecture featuring historian Stephen Kling discussing the British attacks on Spanish St. Louis and American Cahokia during the Revolutionary War.


Affairs of State

Opening on February 24, 2023, Affairs of State will chronicle the intersection of diplomacy and entertaining through nearly 120 years of diplomatic, patriotic, philanthropic and cultural events held at Anderson House, a uniquely sought-after destination in the nation’s capital for heads of state, government officials, diplomats and society leaders wanting a place to form relationships, consider challenges and share common values.


The Mysterious Hero’s Return

Among the most curious treasures in the library of the American Revolution Institute is a monochrome aquatint with etching of a properly dressed gentleman with his left hand gripping the pommel of his sword and his right arm draped around a bare-breasted woman whose […]