Academy of Lifelong Learning

Revolutionary Ancestors - Session 2

Jack Stenger, et al


Mondays, October 24 – December 5 (six weeks)

4:15 – 5:15 pm

Guest Lecture/Discussion 

* No classes the week of Thanksgiving.


Many of us have an ancestor or two who fought in the Revolutionary War. Each lecture will describe the involvement of a man or a family, providing a look into the war from a person’s or family’s perspective. 


October 24: Dr. Conway Gregory, “Bry Gregory and the Revolution in the Southern Colonies.”
October 31: Walter Coryell, “The Revolution is saved at Trenton.”
November 7: Dr. Jack Stenger, “Tench Tilghman, aide-de-camp to George Washington.”
November 14: Harold Woodhull, “Long Island Woodhulls spying during the Revolution.”
November 28: Rev. Dr. John Ames, “Rev. Sylvanus Ames–Chaplains in the Continental Army.”
December 5:  Dr. Warren Tewes, “The Swamp Fox: The Life and Military Innovations of Gen. Francis