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Continental soldiers

Individual Biography, A-Z

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Ethan Allen
Ethan Allen
co-founder of the Green Mountain Boys, the unit which scored the first American victory of the Revolutionary War

John Barry
John Barry

David Bushnell
David Bushnell
revolutionary submarine builder

George Rogers Clark
George Rogers Clark
"conqueror of the Northwest"

Francois Joseph Paul, Comte De Grasse
François Joseph Paul, Comte De Grasse
aka Admiral De Grasse, French naval hero of the Battle of Yorktown

Nathanael Greene
Nathanael Greene
leader of the drive to push Britain out of the South

John Paul Jones
John Paul Jones
one of the most successful American naval captains during the Revolutionary War, and commander of the first U.S. ship to fly the "Stars and Stripes"

Henry 'Light-Horse Harry' Lee
Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee
commander known for his horsemanship and "lightning raids"

Casimir Pulaski
Casimir Pulaski
"Father of the United States Cavalry"

Israel Putnam
Israel Putnam
successful military commander during the French and Indian War who failed to have much success as a general during the Revolutionary War

Comte de Rochambeau
Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau
French hero of the Battle of Yorktown

John Stark
John Stark
hero of the Battle of Bennington

Friedrich Wilhelm Augustus von Steuben
Friedrich Wilhelm Augustus von Steuben
the man who transformed farmers into professional soldiers

John Sullivan
John Sullivan
leader of a camapign against the Iroquois in New York that ended their alliance with the British

Seth Warner
Seth Warner
co-founder of the Green Mountain Boys

Anthony Wayne
Anthony Wayne
aka Mad Anthony

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