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DEBORAH SAMSON In October of 1778 Deborah Samson of Plympton, Massachusetts disguised herself as a young man and presented herself to the American army as a willing volunter to oppose the common enemy. She enlisted for the whole term of the war as Robert Shirtliffe and served in the company of Captain Nathan Thayer of Medway, Massachusetts.

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susan roberts, she was a mother of a baby girl and hitler took her baby so she decided to fight back for what she lost and dressed up as a boy to join the fighters.

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Q: Who dressed as a man and enlisted in and fought for the continental army?
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