What Was Benjamin's Role During The Revolutionary War

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When the time of the Revolution came about, Benjamin was an avid supporter and was active in the Sons of Liberty. He was elected to the provincial conference, which was to elect delegates to send to Congress. While there, Thomas Paine consulted Benjamin for advice on a pamphlet he was writing, that became his famous book, Common Sense. While he was attending in the Continental Congress, he was also serving on the Medical Committee there. After a little time, he decided to use his medical knowledge in the field. When he wasn 't busy with the Congress, Benjamin accompanied the Continental army, helping the wounded. He served both of these roles all the way through the Revolutionary War.
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