On the Revolutionary War
Lady Washington recalls her days spent with General Washington and the soldiers of the Continental Army.
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Discover what made Washington "first in war, first in peace and first in the hearts of his countrymen".
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Martha Dandridge Custis was a widow with two small children when she married the dashing war hero, George Washington, on January 6, 1759. For over 40 years, she was his partner who helped to build Mount Vernon into a seat of commerce and gracious hospitality and who charmed diplomats, officers, and government officials throughout the American Revolution and in her role as the President’s wife.
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