The Man Who Saved the American Revolution
By Edward Norton
Published: September 12, 2011.
A little known American Revolutionary War general saved the rebel cause not once, but three times. General John Glover and his Marblehead mariners predate the U.S. Marines, and these soldier-sailors saved General Washington from certain defeat on Long Island, Pell's Point and Trenton. Glover sacrificed family and fortune to the Revolution.