I love this painting of George Washington http://pinterest.com/pin/24066179230806784 in prayer at Valley Forge during the American Revolutionary War. What a good example of an honorable leader who recognized his need to rely on a power greater than himself in the performance of his duty and defending the noble cause of liberty. "In God we trust."
Minutemen were members of teams from Massachusetts that were well-prepared militia companies of select men from the American colonial partisan militia during the American Revolutionary War. They provided a highly mobile, rapidly deployed force that allowed the colonies to respond immediately to war threats, hence the name
George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters at Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania was the site of the camp where the American Continental Army wintered from 1777–1778 during the American Revolutionary War.
Patriots were colonists that sided with the rebels during the Revolutionary War. George Washington was an example of a Patriot. During the war, Patriots won and suffered loss many times, but pulled through to win at the Battle of Yorktown in 1781. The Patriots had achieved independence from it's Mother when they had won.