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Prince Whipple

Prince Whipple
Cont'l Troops
Rev. War

Prince and his cousin were intended to be sent to England from Africa by his parents who were tribal leaders, but were kidnapped by the Captain they were entrusted to, who sold them into slavery.

Prince was later purchased during a slave auction by General William Whipple, and fought along side him during the American Revolution. More about Prince Whipple, America's Forgotten Patriots.

More about Prince Whipple and William Whipple. Visit a website dedicated to him.

He is depicted in the famous painting by Leutze, Washington Crossing the Delaware. You can read more about him and view more links here.

More Biography Links:
African-American History through the Arts
New Hampshire Individuals of Note
Black Revolutionary War Patriots
African-Americans in the American Revolution
Black History Month: Contributions date back to Independence
Prince Whipple, from the Whipple.org website

*image used with permission from Gravematter.com

 

 

 

 


 

*image used with permission from Gravematter.com

 

 

 

 



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