It is often claimed that he was the commander to have pioneered the tactic of "breaking the line".
Hall is likely to have had an intersex condition, and was ordered by the Virginia court to wear both a man's breeches and a woman's apron and cap at the same time.
Generally, according to Genny Beemyn in a Transgender History of the United States, what few historical accounts of transgender people that exist in early American history are of female to male transgender people, possibly because it was more difficult for male to female people to successfully present as women before the advent of sex-reassignment surgery and hormone treatments.
He spent large sums of money pursuing his political ambitions.
By 1774 he had run up large debts and was forced to flee Britain to avoid his creditors.
This article addresses the history of transgender people in the United States from prior to western contact until the present.
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