This article is about the first President of the United States. For other uses, see George Washington (disambiguation). George Washington Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.jpg 1st President of the United States In office April 30, 1789[nb] – March 4, 1797 Vice President John Adams Preceded by Inaugural holder Succeeded by John Adams Senior Officer of the Army In office July 13, 1798 – December 14, 1799 Appointed by John Adams Preceded by James Wilkinson Succeeded…
When George Washington called for volunteers for the Continental Army in 1782, 23-year-old Deborah Sampson dressed as a man and enlisted in the 4th Massachusetts Regiment, giving the name Robert Shurtleff.
George Washington, First President of the United States, the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Born: 22 Feb 1732, Westmoreland County, VA Died: 14 Dec 1799, Mount Vernon, VA First Lady: Martha Washington Vice president: John Adams Presidential term: April 30, 1789 – March 4, 1797
Women warriors in folklore Deborah Sampson Gannett ( December 25 ,1760 – April 29, 1827), better known as Deborah Sampson, was a woman who disguised herself as a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Wikipedia http://myartblogcollection.blogspot.ca/2015/01/women-warriors-in-folklore.html
Lemuel Cook 105 Years Old. Oldest Survivor of the Revolutionary War. Born in Northbury, Connecticut on September 10, 1761. Died on May 20, 1866. Served in the Battle of Brandywine and later Yorktown when British General Cornwallis surrendered to the Continental Army, ending the War.
February 8, 2014- Today we honor the memory of Bishop Jabez Pitt Campbell, the eighth Bishop of the A.M. E. Church who was born February 5, 1815 in Slaughter Neck, Sussex County Delaware. He was born the son of two former slaves, Anthony Campbell, and Catherine Young. Both his grandfathers were soldiers during the Revolutionary War which was a rarity as it was noted that less 5000 Africans served in the Continental Army.
Alexander Douglass House, Trenton, New Jersey was the home of the quartermaster of the Continental Army, Alexander Douglas. Washington used his home as his headquarters during the Second Battle of Trenton.