Most of the common soldiers who served for years in the revolution ended up not even being paid what they were promised. They had to walk home after the war ended.
They suffered and died for nothing more than the right to live in a free nation.
posted on 03/22/2013 11:36:14 AM PDT
Indeed...but there were courts set up to compensate veterans with valid discharge papers. Many were given land in the middle of NY state, in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky, among others. Michigan too, I believe...
posted on 03/22/2013 11:38:12 AM PDT
(Democrats lie because they must.)
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