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History Day - Military & Events

Topics for CT History Day competition. Military topics and events.

Revolutionary Period

Revolutionary War

This guide includes the time leading up to the U.S. Revolutionary War.

The Connecticut State Library recognizes language can be problematic, especially historic language. Historic writings often include language that would be considered charged and/or offensive today. We often look to standards within librarianship. Researching this time period often requires variation in spelling and terms.

These are just some resources. Check with History & Genealogy too.

Check for specific people under People tab and/or Previous Topics guide.


Connecticut and the Revolutionary War

Also check specific people in the Previous Topics guide.


Many record groups may have relevant information. This guide offers just a few examples.

Books, Documents, etc.

Other Institutions

Local libraries, historical societies and museums can be helpful.

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