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African American Soldiers in American Revolution

“African Americans in the American Revolution,” by Jack Crowder

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At the time of the Revolutionary War about 20% of the colonial population were African American; the number of blacks that ultimately fought for the Americans side was estimated to be over 5,000.  By the year 1779, sources indicate that…
NANCY HART, GEORGIA HEROINE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

NANCY HART, GEORGIA HEROINE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

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The following account of Revolutionary War heroine Nancy Hart of Georgia is excerpted from our new book, Women Patriots of the American Revolution, by Jack Crowder. Mr. Crowder highlights about 90 women who went beyond the norm in supporting…