Daniel Morgan Facts, Biography, Accomplishment By Russell Yost

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Daniel Morgan

According to Russell Yost writer of the article “Daniel Morgan Facts, Biography, Accomplishment,” Daniel Morgan came from a poor education and a rough childhood to become an American hero. He rose through the ranks based on his ability and not his last name. If he had been a British subject he would have never been anything higher than a private.” Based on his early life, his reasons for joining the revolution, his role in the revolution, and his later life, Daniel Morgan was a hero of his time.
Daniel Morgan’s early life was quite full of interesting events. According to the article “Daniel Morgan” from The American Revolution.org, Daniel was mostly illiterate. He began drinking and playing cards and frequently got into
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According to the article “Daniel Morgan” from The American Revolution.org, “Daniel returned to the army after the Battle of Camden, and led the Continental Army to victory in the Battle of Cowpens. Congress formed ten rifle companies in Pennsylvania and Virginia, and Morgan was captain of one”. They most likely picked Daniel due to his excellence in combat and him being gifted in battlefield tactics. Also, according to the article “Daniel Morgan” from the American Revolution.org,” he had become proficient in Indian fighting tactics, and was an excellent marksman with a rifle. Daniel was one of the most gifted battlefield tacticians of the American Revolutionary War, he later commanded troops during the suppression of the Whiskey Rebellion.”Because of this, he gained experience that would help him to later become General Daniel
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