Giants of Virginia

Giants of Virginia

Broadcast: April 25, 1954
Added: Aug 10 2015

Throughout the military history of America, there have been great men, famous heroes, the so-called one-men-army's who have fought for the peace and freedom of our country, and who have left us an inheritance of courage and determination, an inheritance which today helps us to maintain the peace and freedom for which those men fought. 

But, there is one name which is almost lost in our fast moving and ever changing history - the name of Peter Francisco - a name we must not forget. The fabulous and almost legendary Giant of Virginia, who distinguished himself during the revolutionary war. This is his story, and the story of the inheritance which he left us. The story begins early in January 1775...