History Professor T. Cole Jones talked about the culture of warfare during the 18th century in Europe and North America, and explained the logistics behind capturing prisoners of war. He also illustrated the inhumane conditions inside prison camps and examined how the Continental Congress dealt with the challenges posed by thousands of prisoners. Professor Jones is the author of "Captives of Liberty: Prisoners of War and the Politics of Vengeance in the American Revolution." The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati hosted the event.
Sponsor: American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati