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Deborah Samson, alias Robert Shurtliff, Revolutionary War solder

Emil Frederick Guba

Deborah Samson, alias Robert Shurtliff, Revolutionary War solder

by Emil Frederick Guba

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Published by Jones River Press in Plymouth, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Gannett, Deborah Sampson, 1760-1827.,
    • Women soldiers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Kingston (Mass.) -- Authors.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, Female.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Emil Frederick Guba.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE276.G36 G83 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 189 p. :
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3700630M
      LC Control Number2003266527
      OCLC/WorldCa43481646

      What role did Deborah Sampson play in the Revalutionary WAr? Unanswered Questions What is the particular type of processor model and operating system on which a computer is based called. Patricia Clapp was born in Boston and attended the Columbia University School of Journalism. Her first novel, Constance: A Story of Early Plymouth, was a runner-up for the National Book Award for Children's Literature. Her other books include, I'm Deborah Sampson, King of the Dollhouse, Dr. Elizabeth, and Jane-Emily/5.

        One notable woman in particular was Deborah Sampson. Deborah Sampson was born in in Plympton, a town in Plymouth County in Massachusetts. She also happened to be a direct descendant of Mayflower pilgrim William Bradford. In May , Sampson enlisted in the Continental Army under the name Robert Shurtleff. Deborah Sampson Revolutionary War Soldier Born in - Died in talking like a man until she could even fool her mother. She was ready. She became an enlisted * "man" using the name Robert Shurtleff. She was tall for a woman; 5 foot and 7 inches, so her fellow soldiers thought she was a short man. Deborah became the aide, * or.

        Deborah Sampson posed as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War. Human beings are made up of all kinds of people who have all kinds of interests and desires. Sometimes the law dictates that only one gender—usually male—or one race is permitted to engage in a given activity or cause.   Deborah Sampson, the first women to enlist in the army in the Revolutionary War, disguised as a man.


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Get this from a library. Deborah Samson alias Robert Shurtliff Revolutionary War solder. [Emil Frederick Guba]. Deborah Samson alias Robert Shurtliff Revolutionary War solder [Emil Frederick Guba] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Emil Frederick Guba. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Deborah Samson, alias Robert Shurtliff, Revolutionary War solder by Emil Frederick Guba,Jones River Press edition, in EnglishPages: One of the best examples of a woman who disguised herself as a man to fight alias Robert Shurtliff the Continental Army was Deborah Sampson from Uxbridge, Massachusetts.

Amazingly she also has a paper trail concerning her combat service in the army, where she fought under the alias of Robert Shurtliff, the name of her deceased brother, in the light infantry. InMiddleborough resident Robert Shurtliff enlisted to fight in the Revolution as a "three-year man." Slender but muscular, Shurtliff served 17 months in the Fourth Massachusetts Regiment, was wounded twice, and eventually honorably discharged.

This is a book about Deborah Sampson, who wants to go to the army in the Revolutionary War, but there are no girls allowed. What I liked most about the book was how she transformed into a boy and how well she acted like one too. My favorite part was at the end, when she told her captain that Robert was not a boy and was actually Deborah Sampson/5(38).

alias Robert Shurtliff Sampson, Deborah (–)Revolutionary War soldier who, disguised as a man, fought in several engagements with the enemy. Name variations: Mrs. Deborah Sampson Gannett; (aliases) Timothy Thayer, Robert Shurtleff, Shurtliff, Shurtlieff, or Shirtliffe, and Ephraim Sampson.

Source for information on Sampson, Deborah (–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia dictionary. Deborah Sampson was a woman who disguised herself as a man and fought as a soldier in the Continental Army during the American Revolution.

She was one of only a small number of women who fought in the Revolutionary War and was later awarded a pension for her military service. Mann, Herman, 2 books Ann McGovern, 2 books Patricia Clapp, 1 book Vera Laska, 1 book Rick Burke, 1 book Emil Frederick Guba, 1 book Felton, Harold W., 1 book Katherine Thompson, 1 book Alfred Fabian Young, 1 book Alma Halbert Bond, 1 book Lucy Freeman, 1 book Sheila Solomon Klass, 1 book Cora Cheney, 1 book Lucy Freeman, 1 book Alex Myers, 1.

Deborah Samson Gannett (Decem - Ap ), better known as Deborah Sampson, was an American woman who impersonated a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, and was the Children: Patience Sampson Gay, Earl Bradford Gannett, Mary Gilbert.

One such woman was Deborah Sampson, who became one of the very few women to fight in the Revolutionary War — even if she had to pretend to be a man to do so. After disguising herself as a man in order to serve in the Continental Army, Sampson took the battlefield several times and even took two musket balls — yet she lived to tell the : All That's Interesting.

Deborah Sampson (or Samson) was born in Plympton, Massachusetts, into a family descended from the Pilgrim founders of Plymouth. Despite this illustrious lineage, her childhood was spent in poverty and hardship.

She was hired out as an indentured servant to the family of. - Explore teachqueen's board "Deborah Sampson" on Pinterest. See more ideas about American revolutionary war, American revolution and Women in history pins. Somehow, other people found out that "Robert Shurtliff" was a woman, and soon, because of "his" heroic services, a Honorable Discharge was awarded to "Shurtliff".

Feb 8, Benjamin Gannet and Deborah Sampson have children. Deborah Sampson or Samson (spelling was irrelevant and interchangeable until fairly recently) was born into poverty in Plymouth in She grew up as an indentured servant with a family of 10 sons, then worked as a teacher before enlisting in the Light Infantry Company of the 4th Massachusetts Regiment under the name of Robert Shurtliff or Shurtlieff on 20 May In the late s, there aren”t many choices for a young girl without a family.

Fatherless Deborah Sampson has been sent away from home because her mother is too poor and sick to take care of her, and so for ten years Deborah works as a servant for Deacon Thomas and his family.

Deborah gets men’s clothing and practices her mannerisms so she can pass as a man. She is even able to fool her own mother into thinking she is a man. In her early 20s, Deborah nervously joins the Army under the name Robert Shurtliff.

She seems young to the other soldiers, since she has no facial hair, and they call her Bobby. Deborah Sampson is best known for disguising herself as a man to serve in the Continental Army from May to October She was also one of the first women to receive a pension for her military service and the first woman to go on a national lecture tour of the United States.

I read Soldiers Secret The Story of Deborah Sampson written by Sheila Solomon Klass and this book is based on the time period in the American Revolutionary War in In this book Deborah is sent to war to fight against the British, but girls aren't supposed to be in the war/5.

The real-life Deborah Sampson's experiences dressing as a man for two years to serve as a soldier during the Revolutionary War form the foundation of Klass's (The Uncivil War) provocative. Female Soldier in the Revolutionary War.

Deborah Sampson was born in Plympton, Massachusetts, on Decem Although her family name was originally spelled without the p, it is under this spelling that she is most commonly was the oldest of seven children of Jonathan and Deborah Bradford Sampson, both of old Colonial stock.

Deborah Sampson, American Revolutionary soldier and one of the earliest female lecturers in the country. After a childhood as an indentured servant, she worked as a school teacher for a few years.

The venturesome Sampson decided to enter the .Deborah Samson. When the lapse of years shall have invested the period of the Revolution with the coloring of poesy, and the novelist shall seek his materials in the romance of American history, the heroism and deeds of the subject of this notice will perhaps afford the ground-work of a tragedy or a novel.