When reenacting or acting as a historical interpreter, its good to have a few historical dates and stories to share. This series will publish a few.

September 29, 1789 – Congress created the United States Army.  Following the Revolution, the Continental Army was disbanded.  This act of Congress under the US Constitution created a permanent standing army for the national defense.  This army was first deployed in the Ohio territories to combat Indian raids.

Published by Michael Carver

My goal is to bring history alive through interactive portrayal of ordinary American life in the late 18th Century (1750—1799) My persona are: Journeyman Brewer; Cordwainer (leather tradesman but not cobbler), Statesman and Orator; Chandler (candle and soap maker); Gentleman Scientist; and, Soldier in either the British Regular Army, the Centennial Army, or one of the various Militia. Let me help you experience history 1st hand!

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