Re: [WarOf1812] question about American Revolution
- Because they were hired by the Continental Congress.
From: Rob Taylor <niagara_falls_98@...>
To: WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com <WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com>
Date: May 5, 2001 6:19 AM
Subject: [WarOf1812] question about American Revolution
Hello List: I was wondering if someone might tell me
why was the American regular forces that fought in the
American Revolution called the'Continental Army'?
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> Hello List: I was wondering if someone might tell meBecause they were authorized and funded by the Continental Congress.
> why was the American regular forces that fought in the
> American Revolution called the'Continental Army'?
> Rob Taylor