What was George Washington's role in the Continental Army?
His role was to be a leader of the continental army.
George Washington was of paramount importance in the founding of the United States of America. He was active in the revolutionary movement from the beginning, played a leadership role in the Continental Congresses, was commander-in-chief of the victorious continental army and served with distinction as the first president.
He was commander of the Southern Department of the Continental Army. Before this, he was Quartermaster general when the Continental Army was at Valley Forge and when the British evacuated Boston, he was in charge of the city. He commanded the Hudson River Forts and was a major general who emerged from the war as George Washington's dependable officer.