The story of the WOMEN who came to Valley Forge 
has finally been told in the Award Winning book Following the Drum: 
Women at the Valley Forge Encampment  by Nancy K. Loane

“Easy to read, nice introduction to women with the Continental Army .… Dedication to research.” -- Holly Mayer, author of Belonging to the Army 

"Thoroughly researched and a compelling read."  -- Paul Lockhart, author of The Drillmaster of Valley Forge: The Baron de Steuben and the Making of the American Army 

"Truly one of the great works on the Valley Forge Encampment." -- Timothy Eldridge Massey, Commander in Chief, Society of the Descendants of Washington's Army at Valley Forge

"Her careful documentation and relaxed writing style make this a not-to-be-missed book for historians and re-enactors."  -- Clarissa F. Dillon, Eighteenth century historian


Women at Valley