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John Y. Nelson: (1826-1903) - noted frontier scout. He joined Cody's "Wild West Show" in 1884 and was with the outfit for many years. He guided Brigham Young and the Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley in 1847; worked as a military scout with William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill); fought in the Indian Wars, and served as a lawman in North Dakota. He often narrowly escaped death from bullets, arrows, and knives. Nelson’s story is a fascinating view of the early American west in all its glory.

Better known as Deborah Sampson, was an American woman who disguised as a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. She is one of a small number of women with a documented record of military combat experience in that war.

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.

Revolutionary War - Battle of Long Island

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Nathanael Greene,Revolutionary War American Major General, was born August 7, 1742. He is remembered for his successful military command in the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War that forced British General Charles Cornwallis to abandon the Carolinas and relocate to Virginia.

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Lincoln calls for 75,000 military volunteers to 'still the insurrection in South Carolina'. (April 15, 1861)

Baron von Steuben was german soldier, who helped train american soldiers. He taught the soldiers how to use bayonets and how to use weapons properly. His methods were adopted by the entire Continental army and used to train troops.

Guilford Courthouse battlefield.