This Biography is about one of the best Military Leader Benjamin Lincoln including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…
|Biography Of Benjamin Lincoln|
|Real Name||Benjamin Lincoln|
|Profession||Revolutionaries, Military Leaders|
|Personal life of Benjamin Lincoln|
|Born on||24 January 1733|
|Died At Age||77|
|Died on||09 May 1810|
|Personal Fact of Benjamin Lincoln|
Benjamin Lincoln is perhaps lesser known but nevertheless an important figure of the American Revolutionary War, during which he was the major general of the Continental Army. Leaving behind a life of comfort and wealth, he dedicated his entire life to the service of his country. Inspired by his father’s public life, he followed the latter’s footsteps and began his career as a town constable at the young age of 21.
He later went on to become an adjutant in the 3rd Regiment of the Suffolk County militia, eventually promoted as lieutenant colonel and finally major general of the Continental Army. Lincoln participated in the Boston Campaign, Battle of White Plains, Battle of Bound Brook, Siege of Savannah and Siege of Charleston. His career witnessed three major surrenders during the American Revolutionary War.
Even after he retired from the military, he took an active part in politics in his native Massachusetts. He served as the 2nd Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts and the 1st United States Secretary at War. He was also a member of the Massachusetts state convention. To know more interesting facts about his childhood, personal life and achievements in the military, scroll down and continue to read this biography.