Paul Revere Papers

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Paul Revere (January 1, 1735 - May 10, 1818) was a Patriot in the revolutionary war remembered for his self-less ness and his most famous accomplishment, “The midnight ride of Paul Revere.” He was a great leader and role model in the beginning of our new nation. On the night of April 18, 1775, a patriot leader in Boston, Joseph Warren hears word about an attack on Concord, where patriots were keeping arms and also where patriot leaders John Hancock and Samuel Adams were staying. British troops were marching to Concord to destroy the arms and capture Hancock and Adams. Warren sends Paul Revere to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock. Revere rode over 5 miles on horseback, constantly yelling “The British are Coming! The British are Coming!” When

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