Beverly Robinson was a military officer born in Virginia in 1764 who fought in the American Revolution.

Beverly Robinson

Beverly Robinson was a military officer born in Virginia in 1764 who fought in the American Revolution.

Rochambeau and his men.

Rochambeau

Rochambeau and his men.

Edward Rutledge (November 23, 1749 – January 23, 1800), South Carolina statesman, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and later governor of South Carolina.

Edward Rutledge

Edward Rutledge (November 23, 1749 – January 23, 1800), South Carolina statesman, was a signer of…

(1739-1800) First president of South Carolina that also fought in the Revolutionary war.

Governor John Rutledge

(1739-1800) First president of South Carolina that also fought in the Revolutionary war.

Geneal Shuyler and baroness Reidesel.

Schuyler and Reidesel

Geneal Shuyler and baroness Reidesel.

(1733-1804) General Schuyler was in the American Revolution and a United States Senator from New York.

Philip Schuyler

(1733-1804) General Schuyler was in the American Revolution and a United States Senator from New York.

(1750-1826) Soldier and Public official who fought important battles during the American Revolution. He became the first governor of Kentucky.

Colonel Isaac Shelby

(1750-1826) Soldier and Public official who fought important battles during the American Revolution.…

(1732-1792) Served with the British army during the French and Indian War. He led troops in the American Revolutionary War.

William Smallwood

(1732-1792) Served with the British army during the French and Indian War. He led troops in the American…

"General John Stark, an American general who fought at Bunker Hill and Trenton."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

General John Stark

"General John Stark, an American general who fought at Bunker Hill and Trenton."—E. Benjamin Andrews,…

"Baron von Steuben, a trained German soldier, who had been a pupil of Frederick the Great, joined the American army and was made inspector general."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Baron von Steuben

"Baron von Steuben, a trained German soldier, who had been a pupil of Frederick the Great, joined the…

"General Sullivan, from the Southern Campaign."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

General Sullivan

"General Sullivan, from the Southern Campaign."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

(1740-1795) General in the Revolution

General John Sullivan

(1740-1795) General in the Revolution

General during the Revolutionary War.

John L. Sullivan

General during the Revolutionary War.

(1734-1832) Public official and soldier that led campaigns during the American Revolutionary war.

Thomas Sumter

(1734-1832) Public official and soldier that led campaigns during the American Revolutionary war.

(--) Captain for a new organization of the navy during the Revolutionary War

Captain Silas Talbot

(--) Captain for a new organization of the navy during the Revolutionary War

Silas Talbot (11 January 1751 - 30 June 1813) was an officer in the Continental Army and in the Continental Navy. Talbot is most famous for commanding the USS Constitution from 1798 to 1801. Talbot was born in Dighton, Massachusetts. He was commissioned a captain in the Continental Army on 1 July 1775. After participating in the siege of Boston and aiding in the transportation of troops to New York, he obtained command of a fire ship and attempted to use it to set fire to the British warship HMS Asia (1764). The attempt failed, but the daring it displayed won him a promotion to major on 10 October 1777.

Silas Talbot

Silas Talbot (11 January 1751 - 30 June 1813) was an officer in the Continental Army and in the Continental…

(1754-1835) Captain during the Revolutionary War

Benjamin Tallmadge

(1754-1835) Captain during the Revolutionary War

Benjamin Tallmadge (11 February 1754 - 7 March 1835) entered the patriot army as lieutenant of a Connecticut regiment in June, 1776, and soon rose to the rank of colonel. In 1779-80 he was engaged in expeditions against bodies of British and Tories on Long Island, and was in some of the principal battles of the war. He became a successful merchant, and, from 1801 to 1817, was a member of Congress.

Benjamin Tallmadge

Benjamin Tallmadge (11 February 1754 - 7 March 1835) entered the patriot army as lieutenant of a Connecticut…

General Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 16 January 1833) was a British soldier and politician. His reputation for ruthlessness and his involvement in the Waxhaw Massacre earned him the nickname "Bloody Ban" and "Butcher" amongst American revolutionaries. The British and American loyalists hailed him as an outstanding leader of light cavalry.

Banastre Tarleton

General Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 16 January 1833) was a British…

Charles Thomson (November 29, 1729 – August 16, 1824) was a Patriot leader in Philadelphia during the American Revolution and the secretary of the Continental Congress (1774–1789) throughout its existence.

Charles Thomson

Charles Thomson (November 29, 1729 – August 16, 1824) was a Patriot leader in Philadelphia during…

Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. (12 October 1710 – 17 August 1785) was one of the few men who served as governor in both a pre-Revolutionary colony and a post-Revolutionary state. He was a friend and advisor of General Washington throughout the revolutionary period, dedicating the resources of Connecticut to the fight for independence. He was the only colonial governor to continue in office through the American revolution.

Governor Trumbull's War Office

Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. (12 October 1710 – 17 August 1785) was one of the few men who served as…

John Trumbull (June 6, 1756 – November 10, 1843) was an American artist during the period of the American Revolutionary War famous for his historical paintings including his Declaration of Independence, which appears on the reverse of the $2 dollar bill.

John Trumbull

John Trumbull (June 6, 1756 – November 10, 1843) was an American artist during the period of the…

Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. (12 October 1710 – 17 August 1785) was one of the few men who served as governor in both a pre-Revolutionary colony and a post-Revolutionary state. He was a friend and advisor of General Washington throughout the revolutionary period, dedicating the resources of Connecticut to the fight for independence. He was the only colonial governor to continue in office through the American revolution.

Jonathan Trumbull

Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. (12 October 1710 – 17 August 1785) was one of the few men who served as governor…

Thomas Truxtun (February 17, 1755 – May 5, 1822) was an American naval officer who rose to the rank of commodore. Born near Hempstead, New York on Long Island, Truxtun had little formal education before joining the crew of the British merchant ship Pitt at the age of twelve. By the time he was twenty, however, his talents had garnered him the command of his own vessel, the Andrew Caldwell. He operated as a privateer during the American Revolutionary War, commanding several ships: Congress, Independence, Mars and St. James. Truxtun was highly successful in capturing enemy ships during this period, not once suffering a defeat. He was buried at Christ Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Thomas Truxtun's Grave

Thomas Truxtun (February 17, 1755 – May 5, 1822) was an American naval officer who rose to the rank…

The seal and signature of William Tryon. Tryon was the royal governor North Carolina and New York. The history of Tryon's administration is a record of folly, extortion, and crime, and he gained the name of "The Wolf of North Carolina." He was governor of New York when the Revolutionary War broke out, and he was the last governor of that province appointed by the crown.

Seal and Signature of Tryon

The seal and signature of William Tryon. Tryon was the royal governor North Carolina and New York. The…

Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes (December 20, 1717—February 13, 1787) was a French statesman and diplomat. His rivalry with the British, and his desire to avenge the disasters of the Seven Years' War, led to his support of the Thirteen Colonies in the American War of Independence, a step which would help bring about the French Revolution of 1789.

Charles Gravier Vergennes

Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes (December 20, 1717—February 13, 1787) was a French statesman…

(1725-1807) In charge of the French army that joined the Continental Army and fought in the American Revolution.  When he returned to France he commanded the army of the North in the French Revolution.

Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Count De Rochambeau

(1725-1807) In charge of the French army that joined the Continental Army and fought in the American…

(--) General for the American Revolution

Baron Viomenil

(--) General for the American Revolution

(--) Captain during the Revolutionary War

Viscount Viomenil

(--) Captain during the Revolutionary War

Artemas Ward (November 26, 1727 &ndash; October 28, 1800) was an American major general in the American Revolutionary War and a Congressman from Massachusetts. President John Adams described him as <em>"...universally esteemed, beloved and confided in by his army and his country."</em> Ward was much more effective as a political leader than as a soldier.

Artemas Ward

Artemas Ward (November 26, 1727 – October 28, 1800) was an American major general in the American…

General Warren fought in the Battle of Bunker's Hill during the American Revolution.

General Gouverneur K. Warren

General Warren fought in the Battle of Bunker's Hill during the American Revolution.

(1741-1775) Physician and Revolutionary patriot who dispatched Paul Revere on his famous ride

Joseph Warren

(1741-1775) Physician and Revolutionary patriot who dispatched Paul Revere on his famous ride

(1740-1775) Major general, died in the battle of Bunker Hill

Joseph Warren

(1740-1775) Major general, died in the battle of Bunker Hill

"Joseph Warren, of Boston, the idol of Massachusetts, was shot while leaving the redoubt of the Battle of Bunker Hill."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Joseph Warren

"Joseph Warren, of Boston, the idol of Massachusetts, was shot while leaving the redoubt of the Battle…

Joseph Warren, an American patriot killed at Breed's Hill.

Joseph Warren

Joseph Warren, an American patriot killed at Breed's Hill.

Bust of George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon. George Washington (February 22, 1732 — December 14, 1799) served as the first President of the United States of America (1789—1797), and led the Continental Army to victory over the Kingdom of Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775—1783).

Houdon's Bust of Washington

Bust of George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon. George Washington (February 22, 1732 — December…

William Washington (February 28, 1752 to March 6, 1810), was a patriotic Southern cavalry officer during the American Revolutionary War, who held a final rank of Brigadier General in the newly created United States after the war.

William Washington

William Washington (February 28, 1752 to March 6, 1810), was a patriotic Southern cavalry officer during…

(1757-1777) Army leader during the American Revolution

William Augustine Washington

(1757-1777) Army leader during the American Revolution

(1745-1796) American soldier that was a Revolutionary war hero.

General Anthony Wayne

(1745-1796) American soldier that was a Revolutionary war hero.

General Wayne fought in the American Revolution.

General Anthony Wayne

General Wayne fought in the American Revolution.

"General Anthony Wayne was a Revolutionary leader."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

General Anthony Wayne

"General Anthony Wayne was a Revolutionary leader."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Anthony Wayne (January 1, 1745&ndash;December 15, 1796) was a United States Army general and statesman. Wayne adopted a military career at the outset of the American Revolutionary War, where his military exploits and fiery personality quickly earned him a promotion to the rank of brigadier general and the sobriquet of "Mad Anthony".

General Anthony Wayne's Gold Medal (Front)

Anthony Wayne (January 1, 1745–December 15, 1796) was a United States Army general and statesman.…

Abraham Whipple (26 September 1733 &ndash; 27 May 1819) was an American revolutionary naval commander. Whipple was born near Providence, Rhode Island and chose to be a seafarer early in his life. He embarked upon a career in the lucrative West Indies trade, working for Moses and John Brown. In the French and Indian War period, he became a privateersman and commanded privateer Game Cock from 1759 to 1760. In one six-month cruise, he captured 23 French ships. He sunk the first British ship of the American Revolution. The first to unfurl the Star Spangled Banner in London, he was also the first to build and sail an ocean-going ship 2000 miles down river from Ohio to the Caribbean, opening trade to the Northwest Territory.

Abraham Whipple

Abraham Whipple (26 September 1733 – 27 May 1819) was an American revolutionary naval commander.…

David Wooster (March 2, 1710 &ndash; May 2, 1777) was an American general in the American Revolutionary War. In 1739 Wooster was a lieutenant of the guard-a-costa in the war between England and Spain. He commanded the regiment in Connecticut in 1745. Wooster was appointed colonel in the 3rd Connecticut regiment in 1755. He was later appointed brigadier general and served during the French War during 1756-1763. Wooster was commander of the American troops in Canada. He fell during the Battle of Ridgefield, Connecticut.

David Wooster

David Wooster (March 2, 1710 – May 2, 1777) was an American general in the American Revolutionary…

Francois Yest was a Frenchman, involved in the American Revolution.

Francois Yest

Francois Yest was a Frenchman, involved in the American Revolution.