Women played a major role in the war, doing many things such as spying, fundraising, camp following, and active physical support. When spying, they'd spy for both the British and the colonies.
Native Americans also fought in the war, and chose either to fight for the British or the Americans. Some stayed neutral because they didn't want to get involved.
Some Africans joined either the British or the Americans in order to gain freedom. Some were forced.
There were many heroes in the revolution who gave either military, engineering, or diplomatic help.
Behind all the fighting in the revolution, there was also spying. There were three methods that spies such as James Armstrong Lafayette and John André used such as invisible ink, ciphers and codes, etc.
During the war, all soldiers used different types of weapons, such as swords, bayonets, pistols, cannons, and muskets. Though people in higher classes could afford better military equipment.