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
See Dr. Loane at the Library of Congress on CSPAN  Library of Congress, Books and Beyond Series,  click here for video  
American Revolution Round Table of Philadelphia
Book of the Year