A Revolutionary Veteran Describes His Experience (with text supports)
Massachusetts shoemaker Sylvanus Wood served the Patriot cause in the American Revolution in a variety of ways. He fought as a Minuteman at the battle of Lexington and Concord, served three tours of duty in the Continental army, and made shoes for Continental soldiers. After the Revolution Wood became a farmer, and in 1830 he submitted an application (excerpted below) for a government pension based on his military service.
Creator | Sylvanus Wood
Item Type | Government Document
Cite This document | Sylvanus Wood, “A Revolutionary Veteran Describes His Experience (with text supports),” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed October 20, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/797.