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David C. Haggard (1764 - 1844)

Served in the Virginia Militia , about 1779 to 1783. In Battle of Yorktown, Virginia, Oct. 14, 1781, and at the Surrender of Cornwallis, Oct. 19, 1781.

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Thomas Taylor Byrd MP (1752 - 1821)

Thomas Taylor Byrd was born at Westover on the James River, Charles City County, Virginia, on 7 January 1752, the second son of Col. William Byrd III and his first wife, Elizabeth Hill (Carter) Byrd. H...

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Colonel Sampson Mathews (1737 - 1807)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A075570 Sampson Mathews (c. 1737- January 20, 1807) was a Colonel of the Virginia militia during the Ameri...

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Jethro New (1757 - 1827)

Jethro New (September 20, 1757 – July 25, 1827) was an 18th-century American frontiersman and Continental Army officer during the American Revolutionary War, at one time serving as an aide to ...

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Fulwar Skipwith (1765 - 1839)

Fulwar Skipwith (February 21, 1765 — January 7, 1839) was an American diplomat and politician, who served as a U.S. Consul in Martinique, and later as the U.S. Consul-General in France. He was...

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Louis Marie, vicomte de Noailles MP (1756 - 1804)

Le vicomte Louis Marie Marc Antoine de Noailles est un homme politique et militaire français, né à Paris le 17 avril 1756 et mort à La Havane le 9 janvier 1804. See Wikipe...

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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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Captain Anthony James Pye Molloy MP (c.1754 - 1814)

Anthony James Pye Molloy (c. 1754 – 25 July 1814) was an officer of the Royal Navy. He served during the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary Wars. Molloy rose through...

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Col. Francis Mallory (b. - 1781)

The Skirmish at Waters Creek was a minor action fought on March 8, 1781, during the American Revolutionary War. It was fought near Waters Creek in Newport News, Virginia between a group of local Patrio...

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Charles Thompson, MP, 1st Baronet of Virhees (c.1740 - 1799)

Sir Charles Thompson, 1st Baronet (c.1740 – 17 March 1799, Fareham) was a British naval officer. After long service in the Seven Years' War, American War of Independence and War of the First C...

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Captain Lord Robert Manners (1758 - 1782)

Captain Lord Robert Manners (6 February 1758 – 23 April 1782) was an officer of the Royal Navy and nobleman, the second son of John Manners, Marquess of Granby and Lady Frances Seymour. Educat...

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Admiral Sir Thomas Graves KCB (c.1747 - 1814)

) Sir Thomas Graves KCB (c.1747 – 29 March 1814) was an officer of the Royal Navy who rose to the rank of admiral after service in the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence, and t...

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Captain John Nicholson Inglefield (1748 - 1828)

John Nicholson Inglefield (1748–1828) was an officer in the British Royal Navy. John Nicholson Inglefield was the son of a ship's carpenter, Isaac Inglefield, and his wife, a sister of the...

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Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood (1724 - 1816)

Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood ( Butleigh, 12 December 1724 – London, 27 January 1816) was a British Admiral known particularly for his service in the American War of Independence and French R...

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Adm. Sir Thomas Graves, 1st Baron Graves of Gravesend (1725 - 1802)

Thomas Graves, 1st Baron Graves KB (23 October 1725 – 9 February 1802) was a British Admiral and colonial official. Naval career Graves was the second son of Rear-Admiral Thomas Graves...

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François-Joseph-Paul, comte de Grasse MP (1722 - 1788)

François Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse, né au château des Valettes de Le Bar (actuellement Le Bar-sur-Loup, Alpes-Maritimes) le 13 septembre 1722 et d...

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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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General Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB MP (1754 - 1833)

General Sir Banastre Tarleton , 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 16 January 1833) was a British soldier and politician. Parents: John Tartleton of Liverpool (1718-1773) and Jane Parker, daug...

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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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Maj. Gen. Benedict Arnold, V MP (1741 - 1801)

Benedict Arnold V (January 14, 1741 – June 14, 1801) was a general during the American Revolutionary War. He began the war in the Continental Army but later defected to the British Army. While...

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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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Maj-Gen. Thomas Dundas MP (c.1750 - 1794)

) Major-General Thomas Dundas (30 June 1750 – 3 June 1794) was a British military officer and Governor of Guadeloupe. Military Service Born the son of Thomas Dundas of Fingask, Dundas ...

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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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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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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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Maj. General William Phillips (1731 - 1781)

) William Phillips (1731 – May 13, 1781) was a renowned artilleryman and general officer in the British Army who served as a major-general in the American War of Independence. Early career...

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Hans Axel von Fersen, d.y (1755 - 1810)

Hans Axel von Fersen (Stockholm 4 September 1755 - Stockholm 20 June 1810) was a Swedish Count, a Lieutenant General in the Royal Swedish Army, one of the Lords of the Realm, diplomat and statesman. ...

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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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Gen. Robert Lawson MP (1748 - 1805)

) Robert Lawson (January 23, 1748 – April 5, 1805) was an officer from Virginia in the American Revolutionary War. In early 1776 Lawson was commissioned a major in the 4th Virginia Regimen...

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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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Gen. Thomas Nelson, Jr., signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1738 - 1789)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A082284 Thomas Nelson, Jr. (December 26 , 1738–January 4 , 1789 ), was an American planter,...

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Brig. General Mordecai Gist (Continental Army) MP (1742 - 1792)

DAR#A045436 Mordecai Gist (1743–1792) was a member of a prominent Maryland family who became a general in command of the Maryland Line in the Continental Army during the American Revolutiona...

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Captain Ebenezer Denny (1761 - 1822)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 stating he "as ensign in Lieut Col. Butler's regiment, planted the first American flag on the redoubts o...

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Gen. Richard Butler MP (1743 - 1791)

) DAR Ancestor #: A017706 Birth: Apr. 1, 1743, Ireland Death: Nov. 4, 1791 American Revolutionary War Veteran-one of the famous "fighting Butlers" of Pennsylvania. Killed at Arthur St. Cl...

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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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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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Colonel Jeremiah Olney (Continental Army) (c.1749 - 1812)

Jeremiah Olney (1749 – 10 November 1812) was born into an old family from Rhode Island. He formed a company of infantry from that state at the start of the American Revolutionary War. After se...

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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. 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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Philip Van Cortlandt (1749 - 1831)

Philip Van Cortlandt (August 21, 1749–November 21, 1831) was an American surveyor, land-owner, and politician from Westchester County, New York. During the Revolutionary War, Colonel Cortlandt...

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Gozen Van Schaick, Brig-Gen MP (1736 - 1789)

Goose Van Schaick (September 5, 1736 – July 4, 1789 in Albany) was a Continental Army officer during the American Revolutionary War. He was the son of Sybrant Van Schaick, Mayor of Albany, New...

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Maj. General James Clinton (Continental Army) MP (1736 - 1812)

DAR Ancestor #: A023207 James Clinton (August 9, 1736 – September 22, 1812) was an American Revolutionary War soldier who obtained the rank of major general. He was born in Ulster County i...

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Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln (Continental Army) MP (1733 - 1810)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A070402 When he died the bells of Boston tolled for an hour. John Adams was one of his pallbearer...

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Colonel Edward Antill (Continental Army) (1742 - 1789)

) Lieutenant Colonel Edward Antill (April 11, 1742 – May 29, 1789) was an American soldier who participated at the Battle of Quebec in 1775. Antill was born in "Piscataqua" (Piscataway), N...

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Alexander Hamilton, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1757 - 1804)

DAR Ancestor #: A050054 Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philoso...

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Colonel Alexander Scammell (Continental Army) (1747 - 1781)

Alexander Scammell (1747[2] - October 6, 1781) was a Harvard educated attorney and an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He was wounded on September 30, 1781 near ...

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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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Francis Barber, Lieut. Col. (1750 - 1783)

Francis Barber, soldier, educator, was born in 1751 in Princeton NJ. In 1769-76 he conducted an academy in Elizabethtown NJ. He served with distinction all through the revolutionary war; in 1776 he was...

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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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John Lamb (1735 - 1800)

Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A068024 Service: NEW YORK Rank: COLONEL Birth: 1-1-1735 NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK CO NEW YORK Death: 5-31-1800 NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK CO NEW YORK Servi...

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Lt. Colonel Edward Carrington (Continental Army) (1748 - 1810)

Edward Carrington (February 11, 1748 – October 28, 1810) was an American soldier and statesman from Virginia. He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Continental Army, serving as Quartermaster to G...

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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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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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Donatien-Marie-Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de Rochambeau (1755 - 1813)

Donatien-Marie-Joseph de Vimeur, vicomte de Rochambeau (1755 – 16 October 1813) was a French soldier, the son of Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau. Biography He ser...

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Marshal of France Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau MP (1725 - 1807)

Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau , né le 1er juillet 1725 à Vendôme et mort le 10 mai 1807 à Thoré-la-Rochette, est un militaire français ...

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