Today is Friday, December 15, 2017

Today in
American Revolutionary War History

1776 - General Charles Lee was captured in Basking Ridge, NJ, by British Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton and the 16th Queen's Light Dragoons. He had left his troops in seach of female company on December 12.

1791 - The Bill of Rights became law. Virginia's ratification created the three-fourths majority required for the first ten amendments to become law.




Revolutionary War Quotes

"Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state."
Thomas Jefferson

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