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Harrington Square, the center of Rockingham NC, named for General Henry William Harrington, a Revolutionary War Patriot.

Lord General Charles Cornwallis by Thomas Gainsborough (revolutionary-war.net) Lord General Charles Cornwallis was blamed by General Henry Clinton for the loss of the colonies, but he proved to be a capable general and politician in Ireland and India after the Revolutionary War.

Revolutionary war costume

Historic Harrington Square in downtown Rockingham NC

Daniel Morgan, Revolutionary General, Patriot, Established first sniper-focused, rifle-teams tactics in the history of US infantry.

Ethan Allen - one of the founding fathers of the State of Vermont and Revolutionary War patriot, hero, politician. He helped capture Fort Ticonderoga early in the Revolutionary War.

Revolutionary War Monument, Lexington Battle Green, Massachusetts

Revolutionary War Drummer

Revolutionary War Soldiers | Revolutionary War Soldiers | Jeffrey Kraus Antique Photographics

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Revolutionary War drum

Revolutionary War hero General Horatio Gates (1728–1806), was painted long after he led his troops to victory at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777. Although his military career was turbulent, the English-born Gates is represented in the uniform of a brigadier general, decorated with the medal that Congress ordered struck to commemorate his triumph at Saratoga.

Supposedly last surviving Revolutionary War Soldier. From around 1867.

Tombstone of Kate Barry, Revolutionary War patriot and spy.

Kevin Johnson as Black Patriot (Revolutionary War) Jordan Freeman

Colonial Revolutionary War Powder Keg (1775). American Revolutionary War

A cool look at Harrington Square from the (soap-filled) square fountain! Rockingham NC, Richmond County

Birthplace of the Revolutionary War

Turtle (submersible) - The first submarine used in the US Revolutionary War

Benjamin Franklin is one of the most well known Founding Fathers of the United States. In 1730 Franklin acknowledged an illegitimate and only son William. In 1752 when William was 21 he assisted his father in the famed kite experiment. William later became a steadfast Loyalist throughout the Revolutionary War despite his father’s role as one of the most prominent Patriots during the conflict, a difference that tore the two apart.

Tough old Revolutionary War patriot; date is Battle of Lexington and Concord -- The day "the embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard round the world."