My name is Lucy Flucker Knox and during the war I kept the soldiers spirits up in ther time of need.
Native Americans in the war
Some of the Native tribes support the Americans and some support the British
Africans in the War
The Americans said that if we spy for them we are promised freedom
Lucy’s Flucker Knox helped bring joy to the camp as a camp follower. Her husband Henry Knox saw her as a equal.
Forein Born Hero’s
I was a general in the Continental army
Some Native Americans in the Revolutionary War supported the British but some also supported the Americans. Some supported the British because they provided extra men. They also supported the Americans because they had developed a close connection to them.
The African slaves were promised by both sides that if they fought for them they would be freed. After the war the African slaves who supported the British ran to Canada or Britain. Slaves who supported the Americans went on with there lives. This started the topic that they should end slavery
This is a musket used in the Revolutionary war
Marquis de Lafayette was a commissioner and a general in the Continental army. He is remembered by many things in New York.
Nathan Hale was a Lutenant in the Continental army. He volenteered to spy on the British as a school teacher. Was caught and hung. His words while he was being hung inspired many people to support patriot cause
My only regret is that I have only one life to give for my country
Muskets were the primary weapon during the Revolutionary war. They were reliable if kept at close range. It sent a shock through the body that could be lethal