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date: 23 February 2020

Shays, Daniel (1747?–1825) Revolutionary War army officer and insurgent. 

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military
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A Massachusetts farmer, Shays rose through the ranks of the Continental army from 1775 to 1780. He was promoted to sergeant in recognition of his bravery at ... ...

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