Joseph Warren

Joseph Warren

1741 - 1775

Joseph Warren is best known as a doctor and important leader of the American Revolution.

Portrait: Joseph Warren, Massachusetts Historical Society


Born in Massachusetts, Warren's contribution to American song is the lyrics to "Free America," a battle hymn set to the tune of the English song "British Grenadiers." Warren was one of the original Minute Men and died in the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775.

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