Who dressed as a man and fought in several battles in the American revolution?
She entered the army dressed as a man and called herself Robert Shurtliff. She fought in several battles in the American Revolution. When she was wounded carrying another soldier for medical attention, it was discovered she was a woman. She was forced out of the army. When she asked for a pension after the war was over, she was denied because she was a woman. Paul Revere helped her get a pension which took a…
During the American Revolution, the French finally decided to provide significant help to the American cause after the Battle of Saratoga. Actually consisting of several distinct battles, the Saratoga victory came in 1777 and was followed by a formal American/French alliance along with military and other support from France.