HIstory of Pulaski

By:Katie G. 6th grade
Middle North

Casimir Pulaski was born on March 6th, 1745 and died on October 11th, 1779. He was a famous soldier and military commander. As a leading military commander, Pulaski led the Bar Confederation, against Russia. When this failed he moved to America, where he soon became a soldier. During the Revolutionary War he save George Washington's life. Washington then made Pulaski a general in the Continental Army. He eventually died due to injuries from at the Battle of Savannah. He is remembered for being a hero in both the U.S. and in Poland. In many places, such as Chicago, we celebrate and honor him. He is only one of seven people to be awarded Honorary United States Citizenship.