Fun Fact: The Woman Who Fought in the American Revolution

Fun facts about American Revolutionary War

During the American Revolutionary War, a soldier named Robert Shurtleff was given the nickname “Molly” as he never seem to have any facial hair. He was wounded during a battle in the thigh but decided to not tell a doctor about it. However when Robert was struck with fever, a doctor realized that Robert was a woman. A woman named Deborah Sampson had been dressed like a man to fight in the war.

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Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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