Read the story of City Drummer Benjamin Lawton’s Revolutionary War service in his own words!
Explore music composed in Newport during the Great War.
In this post we take a look at some court martials at Fort Adams and then some musician deaths and an attempted murder by a member of an Artillery Band.
From music by a Providence, RI composer to music of the Great War, explore this collection donated by a local family.
In December 1853, the 3rd Artillery left New York for the west coast. What happened in the next few weeks was one of the worst military disasters at sea.
Explore the incredible history behind this music donated by a local family!