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Roger Alden

Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, USA
Death: November 5, 1836 (82)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Alden and Elizabeth Ripley
Husband of Elizabeth Alden and Gloriana Anne Alden
Father of Bradford Ripley Alden
Brother of Violetta Alden; John Alden; Judah Alden; Elizabeth Alden; Alden and 1 other

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About Roger Alden

Roger Alden was graduated at Yale in 1773, and served in the Revolutionary War as aide to General Greene.

On January 1, 1777, Alden was commissioned as Lieutenant and Adjutant in Colonel Philip B. Bradley's Fifth Connecticut line. He fought at Germantown in October of that year, and spent the winter at Valley Forge. He was promoted to Captain-Lieutenant in Colonel Zebulon Butler's Second Connecticut Regiment on June 1, 1778, and to Captain on September 1, 1779. After that he served most of the time as Aide-de Camp, with the brevet rank of Major, to Brigadier General Jedediah Huntington, being formally appointed to the position on April 1, 1780.


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Roger Alden's Timeline

February 11, 1754
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, USA
Age 56
November 5, 1836
Age 82