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Peter Francisco, the Portuguese patriot

William Arthur Moon

Peter Francisco, the Portuguese patriot

by William Arthur Moon

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Published by Colonial Publishers, Bradford Print. Service in Pfafftown, N.C, Winston-Salem, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Francisco, Peter, 1760-1831.,
    • Portuguese Americans -- Virginia -- Biography.,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Virginia -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William Arthur Moon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF230.F79 M66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 106 p. :
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3861262M
      LC Control Number81181966

      Francisco, Peter, Pedro Francisco herói na Guerra da Independência dos Estados Unidos da América Peter Francisco VIAF ID: (Personal). Peter Francisco, born Pedro Francisco (July 9, – Janu ), known variously as the "Virginia Giant", the "Giant of the Revolution" and, occasionally, the "Virginia Hercules", was a Portuguese-born American patriot and soldier in the American Revolutionary War. Peter (Pedro) Francisco, born July 9,

      Francisco, PeterFRANCISCO, PETER. (?–). War hero. Possibly Portugal and Virginia. Put ashore from a strange ship and abandoned near the present Hopewell, Virginia, when he was about four years old, Peter was reared by Judge Anthony Winston, an uncle of Patrick Henry. The boy's true name and origin are not known. He grew into a 6-foot, 6-inch giant and joined the 10th Virginia. The newsletter continues: Most recently, he is remembered as the person who purchased our surplus books (Peter Francisco: The Portuguese Patriot, by William Arthur Moon). Mr. Dinis, is now distributing books to schools (mainly high schools) on the east coast between Boston and on: Orchard St, Ste , New Bedford, , MA.

      Desc: Peter Francisco, born Pedro Francisco, known variously as the "Virginia Giant", the "Giant of the Revolution" and, occasionally, the "Virginia Hercules", was a Portuguese-born American patriot and soldier in the American Revolutionary War. Discoveries Navigating the Portuguese-American Experience At the edge of the ocean, I pause, gazing east toward the islands I do not know and beyond to the country that I’m told was my ancestral homeland. I dip my hand in the salty water and bless myself – like my father did and his before him.


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Peter Francisco, the Portuguese patriot Hardcover – January 1, by William Arthur Moon (Author)1/5(1). Peter Francisco was a great Hispanic hero of the American Revolution but virtually unknown in general history books.

He was abandoned on the shores of America as a young boy by a mysterious ship. He was taken in as an indentured servant by an uncle of Patrick Henry, Judge Anthony Winston.

: Peter Francisco, The Portuguese Patriot: Book size 8 1/2 x Over illustrations. Great unknown hero of the American Revolution. Book has minor signs of shelf wear.

Get this from a library. Peter Francisco, the Portuguese patriot. [William Arthur Moon]. All about Peter Francisco, the Portuguese patriot by William Arthur Moon.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: William Arthur Moon. Portuguese by birth and orphaned in Virginia instanding six and a half feet tall and reportedly the possessor of amazing strength that he applied in multiple battles, Peter Francisco has been called “the Hercules of the American Revolution,” a “one man army,” “the Virginia Giant,” and even the “greatest soldier in American history.”.Author: Michael Schellhammer.

Buy Peter Francisco, the Portuguese patriot by William Arthur Moon (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. This Porter-Albertson chart has been reproduced many times in numerous other publications (e.g., Peter Francisco, the Portuguese Patriot, by W.A.

Moon, which is a more or less standard reference work) without change or emendation, thereby perpetuating the exclusion of several hundred deserving descendants from a record of their heritage. For those of you trying to trace lineage back to Peter Francisco, the Va War Giant who was left on a City Point, Va wharf at age 5.

Look for one of these 2 books (probably out of print) that might be of help: "Peter Francisco: The Portuguese Patriot" by William.

I have a book on Peter Francisco The Portuguese Patriot. It was written by William A Moon and published in There is some genealogy in the book. Benjamin married Mary Ella Pettus.

They have 5 children, 3 never married. Of the two girls one married a Barrett and had 3 children. The other married a Cosby and had 3 children also. TIL about Peter Francisco, the "American patriot of Portuguese descent". Washington recognized the major importance Francisco had during the War of Independence and described him as a.

The Portuguese Continental Union of the United States created in a silver, gold and enamel Peter Francisco Award. Candidates for the prestigious medal are persons or organizations that contribute to the promotion of Luso-American relations and the preservation of Portuguese heritage and : Historynet Staff.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Peter Francisco, the Portuguese patriot at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.1/5. By George Monteiro, Contributor (*) Expressed succinctly, the following template fits to a T the story of the young Peter Francisco, the so-called “Virginia Giant,” as it has come down to us [1].

A child of obscure origins, of unknown birth, is found deserted, speaking an unknown tongue. He grows up to become a hero [ ]. Peter Francisco, born Pedro Francisco (July 9, – Janu ), known variously as the "Virginia Giant", the "Giant of the Revolution" and, occasionally, the "Virginia Hercules", was a Portuguese-born American patriot and soldier in the American Revolutionary War.

Early life. William Arthur Moon, author of Peter Francisco, the Portuguese patriot, on LibraryThing LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. LOS ANGELES — The movie “Luso” based on the true story of Portuguese-born American Revolution War hero Peter Francisco will cost $15 million to.

Papers of William Arthur Moon () of Pfafftown, North Carolina, concerning his research on Peter Francisco, including Moon's trip to Port Judeau, Terceira Island, to determine Francisco's birthplace, and Moon's bookPeter Francisco: the Portuguese Patriot.

Um livro publicado em nos Estados Unidos, “Peter Francisco – The Portuguese Patriot”, conta a história do herói português que ficou conhecido como “O Golias da Revolução” e foi distinguido pelo general George Washington.

Nascida emem Porto Judeu, na ilha Terceira, uma criança veio aí a ser raptada e posteriormente. William A. Moon: Peter Francisco, The Portuguese Patriot, p. 12 2. Mills’ Atlas of the State of South Carolina (), on the Internet 3. Santee National Wild Life Refuge, brochure with map and photos on the Internet; also “Fort Watson, SC,” and “Santee Indian Mound, SC” 4.

Moon, p. 90 5. The Mythology of Stony Point. One of the most legendary figures of the American War for Independence was Peter Francisco. Supposedly of Portuguese origin and left on a dock somewhere in Virginia as a youth, Francisco is shrouded in myth.

Journal of the American Revolution is the leading source of knowledge about the American Revolution. The Portuguese Continental Union of the United States created in a silver, gold and enamel Peter Francisco Award. Candidates for the prestigious medal are persons or organizations that contribute to the promotion of Luso-American relations and the preservation of Portuguese .Bequest Films Announces the Return of Portuguese Patriot Peter Francisco to Azores Homeland on Terceira Share Article For the first time in years, Peter Francisco, pvt.

soldier and Hercules of the American Revolution, will appear in his hometown on Terceira Island, Portugal, courtesy of descendant.