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Deborah Sampson's Role In The Revolutionary War

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Deborah Sampson was one out of the many women who helped win the American Revolutionary War.Deborah Sampson is famous for disguising herself as a man so that she could serve in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Deborah was born on December 17, 1760 in Plympton, Massachusetts to colonial parents Jonathan Sampson and Deborah Bradford Sampson. Deborah was the oldest out of the seven children (Jonathan, Elisha, Hannah, Ephraim, Nehemiah and Sylvia). Her family lived in poverty due to the lack of business skills. Deborah and her family lived in Plympton, Massachusetts while she was young, but her father abandoned the family, she was sent to live with a relative, and she began working at a young age. Eventually, at the age of
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