Museum Collections and Operations Manager Paul Newman discusses a portrait of Capt. Francis Lord Rawdon by Hugh Douglas Hamilton, ca 1777. Lord Rawdon, an Irish-born officer in the British army, saw extensive service in the northern and southern theaters of the Revolutionary War and took part in almost every major battle. This Lunch Bite focuses on Captain Rawdon’s remarkable service during the war along with a surviving wartime portrait of him.
A Portrait of Capt. Francis Lord Rawdon
The American Revolution Institute
May 20, 2022