The Revolutionary War Veterans Who Lived Long Enough To Have Their Pictures Taken

SAMUEL DOWNING – Enlisted at age 16, and served as a private from New Hampshire.

Photography was invented in the 1820s and 1830s, and the Revolutionary War ended decades before, in 1783. This meant that most Revolutionary War veterans didn’t live long enough to have their photographs taken. That being said, there were a few war veterans who…

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