The Hercules of the American Revolution

PETER FRANCISCOThe history and incredible story of Peter Francisco who was a Portuguese born American Patriot & Soldier lives on.  As a boy only five years old he was kidnapped and dropped off on the shipping docks of Virginia in 1765 . Not knowing anyone he was taken to the Prince George County Poorhouse. Not speaking English, he repeated the name "Pedro Francisco". The locals called him Peter. They soon discovered the boy spoke Portuguese and noted his clothing was of good quality. When Peter learned to speak English he told people that him and his sister were kidnapped and…

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