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People/Characters: Benjamin Lincoln

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George Washington's journey by T. H. Breen
John Adams by David McCullough
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
Washington's Immortals by Patrick K. O'Donnell

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Benjamin Lincoln (January 24, 1733 (O.S. January 13, 1732) – May 9, 1810) was an American army officer. He served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He is notable for being involved in three major surrenders during the war: his participation in the Battles of Saratoga (sustaining a wound shortly afterward) contributed to John Burgoyne's surrender of a British army, he oversaw the largest American surrender of the war at the 1780 Siege of Charleston, and, as George Washington's second in command, he formally accepted the British surrender at Yorktown.

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