Hull, Michael D.
July 2006
Military History;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p24
The article provides a biographical account of Peter Francisco, a young Portugese lad who became one of the soldiers assigned to General George Washington's Continental Army in the 18th century battle of the U.S. with Great Britain. In one of the battles in Virginia, Francisco and his army crashed into the British ranks and rode roughshod over them. Swinging his great sword, Francisco personally felled 11 Redcoats.


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