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Did Women Impersonate Soldiers In The Revolutionary War?

3,153 views August 16, 2019
During the Revolutionary War, women were present on both sides as camp followers but did any women try and fight in the war? And if so, why? Two women who reenact colonial characters discuss why women would have impersonated soldiers during the war. Watch our other videos on women in the Revolutionary War: Camp followers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Vt7ImiaDKo Was it dangerous for women living in encampments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnygHK_2c7I&t=11s
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