seems there are a lot of history buffs here, lots of these i did not know and 1/2 are really good imo
10 LESSER-KNOWN FACTS ABOUT THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
from the link:
" During the American Revolution, a superior British force was repeatedly attacked by 400 Maryland soldiers at the Battle of Long Island. Over 3,000 Americans were killed or wounded, which forced George Washington to escape with his army to Manhattan to avoid more casualties. When he saw these 400 soldiers charging six times directly into the British lines, he exclaimed, “Good God! What brave soldiers I have lost today.”"
" During the American Revolution, a British officer, Patrick Ferguson, did not take the opportunity to shoot an American officer who turned his back and rode away. Later, he came to know that the American officer was most likely General George Washington. It was not revealed whether Washington knew about the twist of fate with Ferguson."