Bravest American soldier in the Revolution was an Englishman aged 80

Samuel Whittemore from England fought superbly in two wars in North America for the British Empire against the French. But in 1775 he was tired of kings and joined the Revolution, and at eighty he was still a fireball. (I thank a fellow New Englander for sending me this inspiring story.) 

.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ych4HjjaZE

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