We must have black troops, and a limitless number of them too – paid and treated like their white brothers.
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|Birth:||24th January, 1733|
|Death:||9th May, 1810|
Benjamin Lincoln served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He is notable for being involved in three major surrenders during the war: his participation in the Battles of Saratoga contributed to John Burgoyne's surrender of a British army, he oversaw the largest American surrender of the war at the 1780 Siege of Charleston, and, as George Washington's second in command, he formally accepted the British surrender at Yorktown.
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