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Joseph Morris (1732 - d.)

Joseph Morris was a Major in the Revolutionary War. He was wounded at the Battle of Brandywine and died of his injuries.

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Lewis W. Carlton (1758 - 1827)

Lewis Carlton, born: September 12, 1758 in Albemarle County, Virginia, died: March 13, 1827 in Wilkes County, North Carolina, age at death: 68. Soldier in American Revolution, served in Virginia's 10th...

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William Henry Pace (1745 - 1815)

Name: William Pace Birth Date: 1740 Birthplace: Virginia, Volume: 129 Page Number: 26 Biographical Info: commander-in-chief's guard Reference: Historical reg. Of Virginians in the Rev., sol...

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Elijah Fox (1758 - 1838)

Elijah Fox enlisted as a private in Capt. James Horton's Co. of Col. Baldwin's regiment of Artifiers. He was made Sergeant. This regiment was at Brandywine, Monmouth and Germantown. He enlisted at Hebr...

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T. Harmon Aughe (1759 - 1846)

Service: Drafted June 1776 for 3 months in Capt Peter HARTMAN'S Company, Daniel SHIMER. Was ensign under Col Thomas BULL. Was at the Battle of Brandywine. Served in wagon brigade under William EVANS an...

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Westwood Armistead (b. - 1777)

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Capt. William Armistead (1762 - 1842)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A003056 Captain William Armistead, born 1762, brother of Anthony, Robert, Westwood, and Alexander Carver. Ca...

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Colonel Richard Parker (1751 - 1780)

) Richard Parker (1751 – 8 May 1780) was an American colonel who fought in the American Revolutionary War. Son of prominent Virginia jurist Richard Parker, Parker received an officer's commiss...

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Michael Ezra Tullis (1756 - 1832)

The members of the Commander-in-Chief Guards compiled by the Sons of Liberty Chapter of the S.A.R. list Michael Tullis' dob as 1749. Other sources list it as 1756.

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John (Johannes) Kolb Detweiler (1747 - 1826)

DAR#A032130. Served with the 6th PA Battalion. Fought at New York,Brandywine,Germantown,Monmouth,Greenspring,Sullivan Expedition

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George Mathews, Governor MP (1739 - 1812)

George Mathews August 30, 1739-September 30, 1812 Parents: John Mathews and Ann Archer Wives: Mary Flowers b.1739 Anne Paul 1741-1788 Margaret Reed Children with Mary Flowers: Sarah...

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Lt. William Boyd (1755 - 1777)

Son ? Cyrus boyd Cyrus boyd was born on August 12, 1778, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the only child of William and Sarah. He married Jane White on April 26, 1800, in Westland, Pennsylvania. They had 11...

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Col. Evan Evans MP (1728 - 1798)

Evan Evans Birth: Circa 1732 - White Clay Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania Death: Circa 1794 Parents: John Evans, Jane Howell Wife: Margaret Nivin During the Revolution he commanded th...

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Gov. James Wood MP (1741 - 1813)

from: James Wood, Jr. (1741-1813) was deputy surveyor of Frederick County and represented the county in the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1766 to 1776 and in the Virginia Constitutional Convention...

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Lt Col Richard Clough Anderson, Sr MP (1750 - 1826)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A002496 Birth: Jan. 12, 1750 Hanover County, USA Death: Oct. 16, 1826 Louisville Jefferson County...

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Gov. Joseph Bloomfield MP (1753 - 1823)

Joseph Bloomfield (October 18, 1753 – October 3, 1823) was the fourth Governor of New Jersey. The township of Bloomfield, New Jersey is named for him. Joseph Bloomfield was born in Woodbridge ...

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Joseph Work, Jr. MP (c.1740 - d.)

From “Work Family History”, vol. I (1969) & vol. II (1994), compiled by Von Gail Hamilton. Joseph was a Captain in Flying Camp in 1776; was in Col. Lowry's battalion at the Battle of Br...

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Caleb P. Bennett, Governor (1758 - 1836)

Caleb Prew Bennett (November 11, 1758 – May 9, 1836) was an American soldier and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the American Revolution and the...

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Capt John Spotswood Jr. (1748 - 1800)

Birth: Jun. 7, 1748 Spotsylvania County Virginia, USA Death: Oct. 31, 1800 Orange County Virginia, USA Captain John Spotswood, Jr. was the 2nd eldest child & Son of Colonel John Spotswood, Sr. by h...

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George Weedon MP (1734 - 1794)

George Weedon was a general in the Continental Army. He accompanied Washington during his crossing of the Delaware River and fought at the battle of Trenton, and at the battle of Brandywine. Weedon als...

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Samuel Cooper (1757 - 1840)

Major Samuel Cooper was born in Boston Massachusetts on June 13, 1757 and died August 19, 1840 in Alexandra, Virginia, at the age of 83. The Revolutionary War record of this distinguished patriot was...

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Peter Francisco ("Virginia Giant", "Giant of the Revolution") MP (1760 - 1831)

Peter Francisco (c. 1760 – January 16, 1831), known variously as the "Virginia Giant" or the "Giant of the Revolution" (and occasionally as the "Virginia Hercules"), was an American patriot an...

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Brig. General Edward Stevens (Colonial Militia) (c.1745 - 1820)

) Edward Stevens (1745-August 17, 1820) was an officer in the American Revolutionary War and later a state legislator for Virginia, serving in the Virginia Senate. Stevens began his military career...

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Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette MP (1757 - 1834)

DAR Ancestor # is A067795 He was in the service of France with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. See - Wikipedia... Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (French pronuncia...

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William Croghan, Maj. (1752 - 1822)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 stating Maj. William Croghan "fought in the battles of Brandywine, Germantown, and Monmouth" ---------...

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John Francis Mercer, Governor (1759 - 1821)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A077476 John Francis Mercer (May 17, 1759 – August 30, 1821) was an American lawyer, pl...

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Gen. John Cadwalader, Esq. (1742 - 1786)

Birth: 1742 Death: Feb. 10, 1786 Revolutionary War Militia General. A successful merchant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in company with his brother, at the outbreak of the Revolutionary war he was ...

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Maj. General Henry Knox (Continental Army), 1st U.S. Secretary of War MP (1750 - 1806)

Ancestor #: A067057 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry Knox 1st United States Secretary of War In office March 8, 1785 – December 31, 1794 President George Washington Suc...

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Col. Clement Biddle (1740 - 1814)

Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A009914 Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank(s): COLONEL, DEPUTY, QUARTERMASTER, GENERAL Birth: 5-10-1740 PHILADELPHIA PENNSYLVANIA Death: 7-14-1814 PHILADELPHI...

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Colonel John Hoskins Stone (Continental Army), Governor MP (c.1750 - 1804)

John Hoskins Stone (1750 – October 5, 1804) was an American planter, soldier, and politician from Charles County, Maryland. During the Revolutionary War he led the 1st Maryland Regiment of the...

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Brevet Brig. General John Gunby (Continental Army) (1745 - 1807)

John Gunby (March 10, 1745 – May 17, 1807) was an American planter and soldier from Somerset County, Maryland who is considered by many to be "one of the most gallant officers of the Maryland ...

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Colonel Thomas Clark (Continental Army) (1741 - 1792)

) Thomas Clark (August 1741 – 25 December 1792) was an American officer from North Carolina who fought in the American Revolutionary War. Born to parents Thomas Clark and Barbara Murray, he be...

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Richard Fitzpatrick, Gen. (1748 - 1813)

General Richard FitzPatrick (24 January 1748 – 25 April 1813), styled The Honourable from birth, was an Anglo-Irish soldier, wit, poet, Whig politician and ‘sworn brother’ of the...

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Colonel John Graves Simcoe (1752 - 1806)

John Graves Simcoe (February 25, 1752 – October 26, 1806) was a British army officer and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791–1796. Then frontier, this was modern-day...

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Col. John Laurens (Continental Army) (1754 - 1782)

John Laurens (October 28, 1754 – August 27, 1782) was an American soldier and statesman from South Carolina during the Revolutionary War. He gained approval by the Continental Congress in 1779...

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Captain John Montresor (1736 - 1799)

Captain John Montresor (22 April 1736 – 26 June 1799) was a British military engineer in North America. Early life Born in Gibraltar 22 April 1736 to British military engineer James Ga...

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Brevet Brig. General Daniel Brodhead IV (Continental Army) (1736 - 1809)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A014783 Daniel Brodhead IV (October 17, 1736 – November 15, 1809) was an American mi...

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Lieutenant General Johann von Ewald (1744 - 1813)

Johann von Ewald (20 March 1744 – 25 June 1813) was a German military officer from Hesse-Kassel. After first serving in the Seven Years' War, he was the commander of the jäger corps of ...

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Colonel Christian Febiger (Continental Army) ["Old Denmark"] (1749 - 1796)

Hans Christian Febiger (or Fibiger) (October 19, 1749 in Fåborg Denmark - September 20, 1796 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania) was an American Revolutionary War commander, confidante of General Ge...

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Brevet Brig. General Henry Burbeck (Continental Army) (1754 - 1848)

Henry Burbeck (June 10, 1754 – October 2, 1848), son of William Burbeck and Jerusha Glover, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He served in the United States army for more than forty years mos...

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Maj. Gen. Charles Scott (Continental Army), Governor MP (1739 - 1813)

Charles Scott Birth: Apr., 1739 - Goochland County, Virginia, USA Death:  Oct. 22, 1813 - Clark County, Kentucky, USA Parents: Samuel Scott Wives: Frances Sweeney, Judith (Bell) Gist ...

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General Charles O'Hara (1740 - 1802)

General Charles O'Hara (1740 – 25 February 1802) was a British military officer who served in the Seven Years War, American War of Independence, and French Revolutionary War, and later served ...

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Sir John Wrottesley, 8th Baronet (1744 - 1787)

Sir John Wrottesley, 8th Baronet (22 December 1744 – 23 April 1787), of Wrottesley Hall in Staffordshire, was a British army officer and Member of Parliament. Background and early life ...

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Lieutenant-General Sir William Erskine, 1st Baronet of Torrie (1728 - 1795)

He gained the rank of General. He was created 1st Baronet Erskine, of Torry [Great Britain] on 21 June 1791. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Lieut...

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Colonel David Hall (Continental Army), Governor (1752 - 1817)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for DELAWARE with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A049521 ) David Hall (January 4, 1752 – September 18, 1817) was an American lawyer and politician ...

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Brig. General Elias Dayton MP (1737 - 1807)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A030963 Elias Dayton (May 1, 1737 – October 22, 1807), father of Jonathan Dayton, was b...

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Brig. General Matthias Ogden (1754 - 1791)

BRIGADIER-GENERAL MATTHIAS OGDEN. Matthias Ogden, took an early and a decided part in the late contest with Great Britain. He joined the army at Cambridge, and such was his zeal and resolution, that ...

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Brig.Gen. William Woodford (1734 - 1780)

William Woodford (6 October 1734 – 13 November 1780) was an American Revolutionary War general from Virginia. He was born in Caroline County, Virginia, in a town now known as Woodford. He se...

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Col. Thomas Hartley, US Congress (1748 - 1800)

Thomas Hartley (September 7, 1748 – December 21, 1800) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician from York, Pennsylvania. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and practiced law in York...

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Brevet Brig. General Walter Stewart (Continental Army) (1756 - 1796)

) Walter Stewart (1756 – 16 June 1796) was born in Ireland and began his military career as captain of a Pennsylvania infantry company at the beginning of the American Revolutionary War. He se...

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Brig. General George Weedon (Continental Army) (c.1734 - 1793)

George Weedon (1734–1793) was an American soldier during the Revolutionary War from Fredericksburg, Virginia. He served as a Brigadier General in the Continental Army and later in the Virginia...

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Brig. General John Lacey (Colonial Militia) (1755 - 1814)

DAR Ancestor #: A067701 John Lacey (February 4, 1755 – February 17, 1814) was an American military officer during the American Revolutionary War. He was appointed a brigadier general in the ...

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Brig. General James Potter (Colonial Militia) (1729 - 1789)

Daughter of American Revolution Ancestor #: A091609 Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank: MAJOR GENERAL Birth: 1729 CO TYRONE IRELAND Death: 11-27-1789 POE FARM/ANTRIM TWP PENNSYLVANIA Service Descriptio...

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Brig. General Jethro Sumner (Continental Army) (1733 - 1785)

Jethro Exum Sumner (1733 – 18 March 1785) was a brigadier general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Sumner's military service began in the French and Indian War, b...

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Brig. General William Maxwell (Continental Army) ("Scotch Willie") (1733 - 1796)

) William Maxwell (1733 – November 3, 1796) was an Ulster-born brigadier general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Although Irish-born, he was known in the army by...

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Thomas Proctor (c.1739 - 1806)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A091775 ) COL. THOMAS PROCTOR Thomas Proctor was born in Longford County, Ireland, in 1739 of Franc...

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Sir Thomas Musgrave, 7th Baronet Musgrave of Hayton (1737 - 1812)

Biographical Summary " Sir Thomas Musgrave, Baronet [S 1638] , only surviving brother and heir male, born 1737; was an officer in the army, becoming eventually (1802) full General, and being at his d...

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Maj. General James Grant, Laird of Ballindalloch (1720 - 1806)

) James Grant, Laird of Ballindalloch (1720–1806) was a major general in the British Army during the American War of Independence. He served as Governor of East Florida from 1763 to 1771. ...

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Major Patrick Ferguson (1744 - 1780)

Major Patrick Ferguson (1744 – October 7, 1780) was a Scottish officer in the British Army, early advocate of light infantry and designer of the Ferguson rifle. He is best known for his servic...

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General Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey MP (1729 - 1807)

Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey, KB PC (23 October 1729 – 14 November 1807) was one of the most important British generals of the 18th century. He was the fourth son of Sir Henry Grey, 1st Baronet...

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Lieutenant Colonel Henry Monckton (1740 - 1778)

"Henry, who gloriously fell in 1778 at the head of the Grenadiers in America after he had attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in his Majesty's service" (details from memorial in Brewood Parish Ch...

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Lt.-Col. Hon. John Maitland (1732 - 1779)

) Lieutenant-Colonel John Maitland (1732 – 25 October 1779) was a British military officer who was the tenth son of Charles Maitland, 6th Earl of Lauderdale and Lady Elizabeth Ogilvie. He serv...

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General Sir Robert Abercromby GCB (1740 - 1827)

General Sir Robert Abercromby GCB (1740–1827), the youngest brother of Sir Ralph Abercromby, was a general in the army, a knight of the Bath, and at one period the governor of Bombay and comma...

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Brig. Gen. George Osborn, 4th Baronet Osborn of Chicksands MP (1742 - 1818)

Sir George Osborn, 4th Baronet served as an officer in the British army during the American Revolutionary War and as a Member of Parliament. In 1777 he led a detachment of the Guards Brigade at the bat...

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William Alexander, Earl of Stirling MP (1725 - 1783)

Son of James Alexander of New York the de jure 6th Earl of Stirling. He was the de jure 7th Earl of Stirling. Due to the political rights to Nova Scotia his exact descent from the first Earl was hidden...

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Maj. General John Sullivan (Continental Army) (1740 - 1795)

John Sullivan (b. February 17, 1740, Somersworth, New Hampshire – d. January 23, 1795, Durham, New Hampshire) was an American general in the Revolutionary War and a delegate in the Continental C...

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Brevet Brig. General Moses Hazen (Continental Army) MP (1733 - 1803)

Moses Hazen (June 1, 1733 – February 5, 1803) was a Brigadier General in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. "Though rich on paper, he was cash poor and so rep...

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Brig. General John Armstrong, Sr. (Continental Army) (1717 - 1795)

. John Armstrong (October 13, 1717 – March 9, 1795) was an American civil engineer and soldier who served as a major general in the Revolutionary War. He was a delegate to the Continental Cong...

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George Washington, 1st President of the USA MP (1732 - 1799)

Overview 1st president of the United States of America, George Washington Links

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Maj. General Nathanael Greene (Continental Army) MP (c.1742 - c.1786)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A047219 NATHANAEL GREENE AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION "It had been happy for me if I co...

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Gen. Peter Muhlenberg (Cont. Army), U.S. Senator (1746 - 1807)

Peter Muhlenberg John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (October 1, 1746 – October 1, 1807) was a clergyman, a soldier and a politician of the Colonial, Revolutionary, and Post-Revolutionary eras in ...

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Maj. General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (Cont. Army) (1745 - 1796)

Anthony Wayne (January 1, 1745 – December 15, 1796) was a United States Army general and statesman. Wayne adopted a military career at the outset of the American Revolutionary War, where his m...

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William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe MP (1729 - 1814)

"William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe, KB, PC (10 August 1729 – 12 July 1814) was a British army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American War of Independenc...

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General Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis MP (1738 - 1805)

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG (31 December 1738 – 5 October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and 1792, was a Br...

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General Sir William Medows KB (1738 - 1813)

General Sir William Medows KB (31 December 1738 – 14 November 1813) was an Englishman and a general in the British Army. Military career Sir William was the son of Philip Medows, deput...

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Brigadier-General James Agnew (1719 - 1777)

) Brigadier-General James Tanner Agnew (1719 – 4 October 1777) was a British Army officer killed by a sniper in the Battle of Germantown during the American Revolutionary War. Personal L...

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Brig. General Francis Nash (1742 - 1777)

Francis Nash (1742 – October 7, 1777) was a brigadier general killed in the American Revolutionary War. Nash was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia. At an early age he became prominent...

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Timothy Reagan MP (1750 - 1830)

DAR Ancestor #: A093959 Enlisted as private, 2nd Reg. MD Continental Troops, commanded by Col Thos Price and wounded at Battle of Brandywine. Blacksmith, farmer, carpenter  Timothy had four ...

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Samuel Davies Musgrave, Sr. MP (1747 - 1835)

Samuel Davies Musgrave, Sr. was the son of John Musgrave. He was born in 1747 in Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania and died Sep. 2, 1834 in Anderson Township, Warrick Co., Indiana. Samuel married Elizaebth...

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