Benjamin Lincoln

Military Leader Benjamin Lincoln Full Name: Benjamin Lincoln
Nationality:

American

Profession: Military Leader
Why Famous: Lincoln served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

In this position he oversaw three major surrenders: of the British at Saratoga, of the Americans at Charleston, and of the entire British force in America at Yorktown.

After the war he served as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts.

Born: January 24, 1733
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hingham, Massachusetts Bay, British America

Died: May 9, 1810 (aged 77)

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