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Books and Media
Books and the British Army in the
This study of the military books that shaped the British Army through the eighteenth century includes a checklist of more than nine hundred works, the majority of which are represented in the Society's collection. 325 pages.
Age of the American Revolution
by Ira D. Gruber
Co-published by the Society of the Cincinnati and the University of North Carolina Press, 2010
The Conservative American Revolution
The inaugural George Rogers Clark Lecture, presented on April 22, 1975. 42 pages.
by Samuel Eliot Morison
Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1976
France and the Independence
A DVD created by the Société des Cincinnati de France for instructional and educational use.
of the United States
From Oratory to Scholarship
Two centuries of talks on the American Revolution—each given before the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey—are compiled into one book, offering a unique understanding of the influences of that vast event. 446 pages.
Compiled by Denis B. Woodfield, John W. Gareis, and John Saunders
Published by the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, 2008
The Genius of George Washington
The third George Rogers Clark Lecture, presented on November 17, 1977. Morgan's study ranked third among the "Top Ten Best Books on George Washington" in a poll of historians conducted by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. 91 pages.
by Edmund S. Morgan
Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1980
George Washington & His Generals
Full-color catalog from the 2009-2010 exhibition co-organized by the Society and the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. The catalog includes in-depth features on more than forty objects in the exhibition, a further reading list, and an annotated list of the Continental Army generals. 190 pages.
The Insignia of The Society of the Cincinnati
The most comprehensive publication on the history of the Society's Eagle insignia, including a full-color survey of eighty different variations in the Eagle produced
by Minor Myers, Jr.
Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1998
since 1784. 120 pages.
Liberty without Anarchy: A History of the Society of the Cincinnati
This hardcover edition of the history of the Society updates the original work written by member historian Minor Myers, Jr., and first published for the Society's bicentennial in 1983. 280 pages.
by Minor Myers, Jr.
Published by the University of Virginia Press, 2004
Martha Washington: A Brief Biography
Written by the library director of the Society (and former librarian of Mount Vernon), this brief biography traces the life of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, "the ideal woman of the new republic." 61 pages.
by Ellen McCallister Clark
Published by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, 2002
New Light on the Tyrant George III
The second George Rogers Clark Lecture, presented on March 31, 1977. 29 pages.
by J. H. Plumb
Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1978
Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788
A brilliant, comprehensive account of the adoption of America’s most successful document. 589 pages.
By Pauline Maier
Published by Simon & Shuster, 2010
Three George Rogers Clark Lectures
Generals Building an Army: American Military Command in the War of Independence by Russell F. Weigley, 1984
Published by University Press of America, 1991
Parker at Lexington: The Role of Perspective and Context by John R. Galvin, 1985
Whatever Became of the Militia in the History of the American Revolution? by Allen R. Millett, 1986
Clothing and Accessories
Continental Army Scarf
This light blue silk twill fabric scarf with rolled edges was inspired by Pierre L’Enfant’s drawings for the Society of the Cincinnati and other Revolutionary War imagery.
14” x 58”.
Herald of Fame Brooch
Elegant brooch depicting the Herald of Fame, a patriotic symbol used in the late eighteenth century and featured by Pierre L’Enfant on the Society of the Cincinnati’s diploma. Select 14K gold, Sterling silver, or Vermeil (14K gold-plated sterling silver). 1¾” x 1”.
For the Home
Anderson House Note Cards
Ten 5"x7" note cards, each with a different image of Anderson House. Boxed with envelopes.
Anderson House Ornament
Solid brass ornament depicting the front façade of Anderson House, the headquarters of the Society of the Cincinnati. The custom-designed ornament, plated with 24-karat gold and suspended from a blue satin ribbon, is sold in an attractive, dark blue gift box with a brief history of this National Historic Landmark.
Isabel Anderson Postcard
Depicts the celebrated 1900-1901 portrait of Mrs. Anderson by Cecilia Beaux that hangs in the Anderson House Dining Room.
Society of the Cincinnati Ornament
Small porcelain ornament, suspended from a white satin ribbon, in the shape of a Society of the Cincinnati dinner plate. Inspired by plates in George Washington's service of Cincinnati porcelain made ca. 1784-1785, several pieces of which are preserved in the Society's collections.