Simeon Hicks - Revolutionary War veteran who was a Minuteman from Rehoboth, Massachusetts. The day after the Battles of Lexington and Concord, he immediately joined thousands of others in sealing off the enemy garrison in Boston. He served several short enlistments and fought in the Battle of Bennington on August 16, 1777. He was the last living survivor of that battle. Photographed ca. 1840s, history collected by Joseph M. Bauman.
Hessians were German mercenaries who were hired by the British to fight in the Revolutionary War.
Lemuel Cook (10 Sept 1761 - 20 May 1866) - Revolutionary War veteran who served in the Battles of Brandywine and Yorktown. Upon America's victory, Cook recalled, "Washington ordered that there should be no laughing at the British; said it was bad enough to surrender without being insulted". Photographed in 1864 at 105 years of age; history collected by Joseph M. Bauman.
Conrad Heyer, a Revolutionary War Veteran, Was the Earliest-Born American To Ever Be Photographed
Conrad Heyer, a Revolutionary War Veteran, is thought to be the earliest-born person to be photographed. Born in 1749, he was 103 when this photo was taken. He served under George Washington.
Daniel Bakeman, one of the last survivors of the American Revolutionary War. 109 years old in 1868.
Patriot vs. bureaucrats "Bureaucracy is the only form of government that is in all forms of government." zzz
The Revolutionary War Veterans Who Lived Long Enough to Have Their Pictures Taken
Hugh Mercer (1726-1777) was a soldier and physician. He initially served with British forces during the Seven Years War but later became a brigadier general in the Continental Army and a friend of George Washington. Mercer died as a result of his wounds received at the Battle of Princeton and became a fallen hero and rallying symbol of the American Revolution.
Faces of the American Revolution
Faces of the American Revolution - LightBox
Black Hawk is a famous Native American for standing up to the Americans who fought to take land from his Indian tribe, the Sauk Indians. Black Hawk became the Indian Chief of the Sauk Indians after the passing of Chief Pyesa.