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John SullivanNH in the Revolution

Each of the 13 original colonies has its Revolutionary war heroes and heroines. New Hampshire is especially proud of its important role in the founding of the United States. Our raid on Fort William and Mary was among the first armed conflicts, four months prior to Lexington and Concord. Three locals signed the Declaration. A Portsmouth leader built one of the first ships in the Continental Navy. Here they are, and other key players.

 

 

Click on any portrait below to read more about these New Hampshire men. Learn how they affected the course of local and national history during this critical time. And don't miss our special section on John Paul Jones.

Josiah Bartlett
Josiah
Bartlett
Joseph Cilley
Joseph
Cilley
Henry Dearborn
Henry
Dearborn
Nathaniel Folsom
Nathaniel
Folsom
Gilman Family
Gilman
Family
John Langdon
John
Langdon
Woodbury Langdon
Woodbury
Langdon
Samuel Livermore
Samuel
Livermore
George Reid
George
Reid
John Stark
John
Stark
John Sullivan
John
Sullivan
Matthew Thornton
Matthew
Thornton
Meshech Weare
Meshech
Weare
John Wentworth
John
Wentworth
William Whipple
William
Whipple
Women of the Rev.
Women
of NH