What was Peter Salem's role in the Revolutionary War?
Herein, what did Peter Salem do in the American Revolution?
Peter Salem (October 1, 1750–August 16, 1816) was an African American from Massachusetts who served as a U.S. soldier in the American Revolutionary War. Born into slavery in Framingham, he was freed by a later master, Major Lawson Buckminster, to serve in the local militia.
Similarly, when did Peter Salem die? August 16, 1816
In this regard, what did Peter Salem accomplish?
He fought at Concord, Massachusetts on April 19, 1775, the opening day of the Revolutionary War. Salem is best known for having fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill, and is believed to have killed the first Englishman in the battle, Major John Pitcairn.
Where did Peter Salem die?
Framingham, Massachusetts, United States