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Re: [WarOf1812] question about American Revolution

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  • Sue Draper
    Because they were hired by the Continental Congress. T.Mac ... From: Rob Taylor To: WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com
    Message 1 of 11 , May 5, 2001
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      Because they were hired by the Continental Congress.

      T.Mac


      -----Original Message-----
      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'?

      Thanks
      Rob Taylor

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    • Scott Jeznach
      ... Because they were authorized and funded by the Continental Congress. Scott J. Royal Marines
      Message 2 of 11 , May 7, 2001
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        > 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'?
        >
        > Thanks
        > Rob Taylor


        Because they were authorized and funded by the Continental Congress.

        Scott J.
        Royal Marines
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