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Hamilton's valor and of organization brought him to the attention of General George  Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army and the militias. Immediately  following the Battle of Princeton, Washington invited Hamilton to become one of his  aides. Hamilton accepted the offer, and was promoted to the rank of lieutenant-colonel  at the age of twenty-one. He remained on Washington's staff for four years. His primary  duties included drafting letters for the General addressed to congressmen, governors,  and other supporters, and he also coordinated supplies and munitions movements.  Hamilton earned the affectionate nickname the "Little Lion" because of his lean stature  and intelligence, and Washington himself grew fond of the young lieutenant- colonel,  who he came to rely on heavily. Hamilton did not participate in any military 
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