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Battle of Lexington

Holiday Link Up – Patriots’ Day. Come link up your Revolutionary War resources now through April

Samuel Downing, age 102 ~ photo taken in 1864 at which time he was one of the few remaining survivors of the American Revolution.

Samuel Downing, age 102 ~ photo taken in 1864 at which time he was one of the few remaining survivors of the American Revolution. This is incredible!

"Heyer, says the New Market Press, is the person with the earliest birth date ever captured in a photograph. Heyer himself was a veteran of the Revolutionary War."

Conrad Heyer, a Revolutionary War Veteran, Was the Earliest-Born American To Ever Be Photographed

Earliest born person ever photographed. Conrad Heyer, born in (Photographed in 1852 at age

American Revolution: Victory at Kettle Creek

Winning Independence: Yorktown & Victory

Hamilton

dweeblordzuko: ““Alexander Hamilton in the Uniform of the New York Artillery, Alonzo Chappel // The Nation Makers, Howard Pyle // Alexander Hamilton’s First Meeting with.

— Vice-Admiral George Darby- George Romney (c.1783-1786)“Darby joined the Royal Navy as a volunteer. He had received his first command in 1747 and his career was uneventful until the Seven Years’ War, in which he served under Admiral Rodney at the capture of Martinique in 1762. In the American Revolutionary War of 1775 to 1783, Admiral Keppel’s resignation during the crisis following the Battle of Ushant in 1778 left a vacancy for command of the Channel Fleet. In 1778 Darby...

— Vice-Admiral George Darby- George Romney ““Darby joined the Royal Navy as a volunteer. He had received his first command in 1747 and his career was uneventful until the Seven Years’.

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