June 13

Event:
1777
Marquis de Lafayette lands near Charleston, South Carolina. He journeys to Philadelphia to offer his services to the Continental Congress to train its army.

1782 The major portion of the American Continental Army disbands.

1784 Henry Middleton, South Carolina delegate and second President of the Continental Congress, dies.

Birth:
1786
Winfield Scott, United States Army general during the War of 1812 and Mexican War.

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For a Spiral Bound book with information on events that happened on each day of the year during the American Revolutionary Period click: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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