The Society Of the Cincinnati in The State of Connecticut

The Capture of the Hessians at Trenton, December 26, 1776-1828. Left: Jonathan Trumbull Jr. (1740-1809) - Speaker of the Us House of Representatives. Right: Jonathan Trumbull Sr. (1710-1785) - Governor of Connecticut
The Battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17, 1775. Right: William Hull (1753-1825) - Lieutenant-Colonel in the Continental Army
The Resignation of General Washington, December 23, 1783. Left: Thomas Y. Seymour (1757-1811) - Lieutenant in the 2nd Continental Regiment of the Dragoons
The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton, January 1777
  • "I shall make it the most agreeable part of my duty to study merit, and reward the brave and deserving."

    "Remember that it is the actions, and not the commission, that make the officer, and that there is more expected from him, than the title."

    GEORGE WASHINGTON
    Address to the Officers of the Virginia Regiment, Jan. 8, 1756
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