- Requested in his will that money be used to free slaves
- "Father of the American Cavalry"
- Planned the defense at Saratoga
- Came to America to help colonists fight for their freedom
- Organized the defenses .of Ticonderoga, Mount lndependence & West Point
- Hero of "Two WorIds"
Believed in freedom for all people
- Has a Chicago Street named after
- Born in Poland
Mortally wounded in the Battle of
- Fought for the Freedom of Poland
- Met Benjamin Franklin at West Point