The Society of the Cincinnati sells apparel, gifts, books, and other items, most of them offered exclusively in the shop. Unless otherwise noted, orders are placed by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.785.2040. Shipping is an additional cost, to be determined when you place your order.
Gifts & Apparel
Click to enlarge.American Revolution Institute Mug
11-ounce ceramic mug emblazoned with the logo of the American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati in blue and black on a white background.
Click to enlarge.Faces of the Revolution Mug
11-ounce ceramic mug featuring eight color portraits from our museum collections of men and women of the American Revolution.
Click to enlarge. Anderson House Mug
11-ounce ceramic mug wrapped with a sepia photograph of the façade of Anderson House, a National Historic Landmark and the headquarters of the Society of the Cincinnati.
Click to enlarge. Anderson House Note Cards
Ten 5″x7″ note cards, each with a different image of Anderson House. Boxed with envelopes.
Click to enlarge. American Revolution Institute Umbrella
This blue nylon umbrella with a wooden handle and metal frame sports a two-color American Revolution Institute logo on one panel. 34” long.
Click to enlarge.Anderson House Ornament
Solid brass ornament depicting the front façade of Anderson House, the headquarters of the Society of the Cincinnati. The custom-designed ornament, plated with 24-karat gold and suspended from a blue satin ribbon, is sold in a gift box with a brief history of this National Historic Landmark.
Click to enlarge. Society of the Cincinnati Ornament
Small porcelain ornament, suspended from a white satin ribbon, in the shape of a Society of the Cincinnati dinner plate. The ornament design was inspired by plates in George Washington’s service of Cincinnati porcelain made ca. 1784-1785, several pieces of which are preserved in the Society’s collections.
Click to enlarge.American Revolution Institute Desk Calendar
Twelve-month desk calendar (January-December 2021) showcasing important items primarily from our library collection, printed in rich color on individual cards displayed atop a wooden easel. The flip side of each month shows the item in its entirety, along with a full title and description. 5” x 5” cards, 6 ¼” H on wooden easel.
Click to enlarge.Society of the Cincinnati Diploma
Pierre L'Enfant designed the original Society of the Cincinnati diploma in 1783. This lithographic reproduction of the original copperplate is printed on archival paper. Your diploma will be hand-lettered with your name and signed by the current president general and secretary general. When placing your order, please specify exactly how you would like your name to appear on the diploma. Please allow two months to complete the order.
Click to enlarge.Cannon Tie
This claret red silk straight necktie with a gray-and-white repeat cannon pattern was made exclusively for the Society of the Cincinnati by Ben Silver of Charleston, S.C. The design was inspired by the ca. 1777 bronze artillery piece on display at Anderson House, one of the few surviving American-made bronze cannons from the Revolutionary War. The tie is available in standard (57") length.
Click to enlarge.Herald of Fame Brooch
Elegant brooch depicting the Herald of Fame, a patriotic symbol used in the late eighteenth century and featured by Pierre L’Enfant on the Society of the Cincinnati’s diploma. Select 14K gold, Sterling silver, or Vermeil (14K gold-plated sterling silver). 1¾” x 1”.
Books & Media
Click to enlarge.America's First Veterans
by Jack D. Warren, Jr.
Published by the American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati, 2020
Over a quarter of a million men served in the armed forces that won our independence. Those who survived became America's first veterans. This hardcover book—a companion to the Society’s exhibition of the same name—follows their fate after the war and chronicles the struggle for the first comprehensive military pensions in our history. Foreword by Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert L. Wilkie. 203 pages.
Click to enlarge. American Revolution Institute Exhibition Catalogs
Published by the American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Short, full-color catalogs to the Institute’s current and past exhibitions are available while supplies last. Consult the listing on the American Revolution Institute’s Electronic Publications page for titles.
Click to enlarge. Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution
by Ira D. Gruber
Co-published by the Society of the Cincinnati and the University of North Carolina Press, 2010
This study of the military books that shaped the British army through the eighteenth century includes a checklist of more than nine hundred works, the majority of which are represented in the Society’s library collection. 325 pages.
Click to enlarge. France and the Independence of the United States DVD
Published by the Société des Cincinnati de France, 2001
This captivating story of France’s role in the American Revolution is an educational aid for use in a variety of classroom settings. Narration in English or French. 27 minutes.
Click to enlarge. From Oratory to Scholarship
compiled by Denis B. Woodfield, John W. Gareis and John Saunders
Published by the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, 2008
Two centuries of orations and lectures on the American Revolution—each given before the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey—are compiled into one book, offering a unique understanding of the influences of that vast event. 446 pages.
Click to enlarge.The Genius of George Washington
by Edmund S. Morgan
Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1980
A landmark study that ranked third in a “Top Ten Best Books on George Washington” poll by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. This George Rogers Clark Lecture of the Society of the Cincinnati was presented at Anderson House in 1977. 91 pages.
Click to enlarge. George Washington & His Generals
by Emily L. Schulz and Laura B. Simo
Published by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union, 2009
Full-color catalog from the 2009-2010 exhibition co-organized by the Society and the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. The catalog includes in-depth features on more than forty objects in the exhibition, a further reading list, and an annotated list of the Continental Army generals. 190 pages.
Click to enlarge.The Insignia of The Society of the Cincinnati
by Minor Myers, Jr.
Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1998
The most comprehensive publication on the history of the Society’s Eagle insignia, including a full-color survey of eighty different variations in the Eagle produced since 1784. 120 pages.
Click to enlarge. Liberty without Anarchy: A History of the Society of the Cincinnati
by Minor Myers, Jr.
Published by the University of Virginia Press, 2004
This hardcover edition of the history of the Society updates the original work written by member historian Minor Myers, Jr., and first published for the Society’s bicentennial in 1983. 280 pages.
Click to enlarge. New Light on the Tyrant George III
by J. H. Plumb
Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1978
The second George Rogers Clark Lecture of the Society of the Cincinnati was presented on March 31, 1977. 29 pages.
Click to enlarge.Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788
by Pauline Maier
Published by Simon & Schuster, 2010
A brilliant, comprehensive account of the adoption of America’s most successful document. 589 pages.
Click to enlarge. Reflections on the Nature of Leadership
by Paige Smith
Published by the Society of the Cincinnati, 1982
The fourth George Rogers Clark Lecture of the Society of the Cincinnati was presented on February 25, 1979. 38 pages.
Click to enlarge.Three George Rogers Clark Lectures
Published by University Press of America, 1991
Exploring the military history of the American Revolution, this volume includes three George Rogers Clark Lectures of the Society of the Cincinnati: “Generals Building an Army: American Military Command in the War of Independence” presented by Russell F. Weigley in 1984, “Parker at Lexington: The Role of Perspective and Context” presented by John R. Galvin in 1985, and “Whatever Became of the Militia in the History of the American Revolution?” presented by Allen R. Millett in 1986. 72 pages.