Deborah Samson Gannett was an American woman who impersonated a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

Deborah Samson Gannett was an American woman who impersonated a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

On June 14, 1775, the Second Continental Congress established the Continental Army, the precursor of the United States Army.

On June 14, 1775, the Second Continental Congress established the Continental Army, the precursor of the United States Army.

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.

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.

Hike with history at a scenic park near the site of Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River and the Continental Army’s route to Trenton in 1776.

Washington Crossing State Park

Hike with history at a scenic park near the site of Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River and the Continental Army’s route to Trenton in 1776.

The American Continental Army was an army formed after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America. Description from amrevtm.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The American Continental Army was an army formed after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America. Description from amrevtm.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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