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American Revolution (1775-1783)
In 1775, war broke out between the British and the American colonists. By 1776, the colonists had declared themselves independent and in 1783, following a prolonged and bloody war, Britain was forced to recognise the independence... More »
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continental_Army

The Continental Army was formed by the Second Continental Congress after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became ... The Continental Army consisted of soldiers from all 13 colonies and, after 1776, from  ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_military_leaders_in_the_American_Revolutionary_War

Many militia leaders played a role in the American Revolutionary War. This is a compilation of some of the most important leaders among the many participants ...

www.ducksters.com/history/american_revolution/life_as_a_revolutionary_war_soldier.php

Kids learn about the daily life of a Revolutionary War Soldier including the Continental army, the militia, how much they were paid, how old they were, and more.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Army_during_the_American_Revolutionary_War

The British Army during the American Revolutionary War served for eight years in campaigns .... Main article: Military leadership in the American Revolutionary War § British Empire. The Commander-in-Chief, India formally held command over ...

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Revolutionary War American Forces included various organizations formed by the ... Regular military units created by the Continental Congress comprised the ...

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The "Revolutionary War Service Records" or "Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the ...

www.history-of-american-wars.com/revolutionary-war-soldiers.html

Our collective image of Revolutionary War soldiers is the clash between the ... When Americans began to produce arms for their army, similarity was the rule.

www.history.org/foundation/journal/autumn04/soldier.cfm

An emerging American popular culture developed a vision of the common soldier of that war which more or less reflects ours: citizen-soldiers—farmers, laborers, men of .... Historian John Shy writes of the common Revolutionary soldier that:.

www.ushistory.org/us/13b.asp

Americans remember the famous battles of the American Revolution such as Bunker Hill, Saratoga, and Yorktown, in part, because they were Patriot victories.