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Trenton, NJ— The story of John Honeyman, the Griggstown, New Jersey butcher and cattle dealer who, according to legend, became a spy for General George Washington in the months leading up to the game-changing victory in the First Battle of

‘They Were Good Soldiers,’ African Americans Serving in the Continental Army (1775-1783) Trenton, NJ— The role of African-Americans, most free but some enslaved, in the regiments of the Continental Army is not well-known; neither is the fact that relatively large