We would like to thank the following for their contributions to the “Rhode Island in the American Revolution” module of the EnCompass Project.

  • Providence College partners Mark Caprio, Elizabeth Tietjen, and Rebecca Maxfield of the Phillips Memorial Library Digital Projects
  • RIHS staff members Phoebe Bean, Geralyn Ducady, Jen Galpern, Owen Gibbs, Samantha Hunter-Gibbs, J.D. Kay, Dana-Signe Munroe, and Rebecca Valentine
  • Main essay by Robert A. Geake, author and public historian
  • Research and writing for object essays by H. Scott Alexander, historian; Sarah Heavren, student at Providence College; and Rebecca Marisseau, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of History at Brown University;
  • Project oversight and editing by Richard Ring, Deputy Executive Director of Collections & Interpretation; Geralyn Ducady, Director of the Newell D. Goff Center for Education and Public Programs, Rhode Island Historical Society; and Samantha Hunter-Gibbs, Education Outreach Manager, Rhode Island Historical Society.
  • A special thank you to those who took the time to review the essays, give feedback, and make suggested edits and improvements.

Rhode Island in the American Revolution cover image credit: Map of the Military Operations in 1777-78 on Rhode Island. This military map denotes batteries, lines of attack, and troop movements. North Boundary: Mt. Hope, Bristol; East Boundary: Nannaquaket Pond, Tiverton; South Boundary: Brenton’s Reef; West Boundary: Beavertail Point. The copy was originally made for Mason’s Reminiscences of Newport, and was in color. Rhode Island Historical Society Collections, Map #3047 RI Map V.3 p17

This chapter was made possible through major funding from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (RICH), an independent state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.





Publication Year: 2021