Many military leaders in the American Revolutionary War played a important role. The following list is a collection of some of the most important leaders among all of the many participants in the war. The following individuald has satisfied one of the following criteria:
Some individuals held more than one position in more than one organization; some Continental Army generals also held high-ranking positions in their state militia or state government.
Includes Government, Militia, Frontier leaders, Army and Navy Officers and Foreign Commanders
includes Government officials, Secretaries at War, Commander-in-Chiefs, Lieutenant and Major Generals, Royal governors, Frontier leaders, Foreign Commanders and Native American Allies