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Comander-in-Chief Guards
guardspic.jpg Articles related to George Washington's Commander-in-Chief Guards, also known as the "Life Guards," which was a unit of the Continental Army that protected George Washington during the American Revolutionary War. Formed in 1776, the Guard was with General Washington in all of his battles. It was disbanded in 1783 at the end of the war.
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1 The Uniforms of the Commander-in-Chief Guard Donald N. Moran
2 Major General the Baron Von Steuben Trains Commander-in-Chief Guard Donald N. Moran
3 Joint Operations - Morgan's Ranger Battalion and the Commander-in-Chief Guards Donald N. Moran
4 The Men of the Commander-in-Chief Guard Captain George Lewis Donald N. Moran
5 Uzal Knapp - Was He Or Wasn't He a Guardsman? Donald N. Moran
6 The Men of the Commander-in-Chief Guards Captain Bezaleel Howe Donald N. Moran
7 CALEB GIBBS 1748 - 1818 Commander of the Commander-in-Chief Guards Donald N. Moran
8 The Flag of the Commander-in-Chief Guard Donald N. Moran
9 Diary of Private Elijah Fisher of the Commander-in-Chief Guards Donald N. Moran
10 THE BALLAD OF CAPTAIN COLFAX AND THE LIFE GUARD Sons of Liberty Chapter, SAR
11 A Brief History of the Commander-in-Chief Guards with Roster Donald N. Moran