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  • Col. Richard Gridley (1710 - 1796)
    Richard Gridley (3 January 1710 – 21 June 1796) was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a soldier and engineer who served for the British Army during the French and Indian Wars and for the Continen...
  • Brig. General Rufus Putnam (Continental Army) (1738 - 1824)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A092745 "In March, 1754 when in his sixteenth year, Rufus was apprenticed to Daniel Matthews...
  • 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 most notab...
  • Colonel Jonathan Williams (1751 - 1815)
    ) Jonathan Williams (May 20, 1751 – May 16, 1815), American businessman, military figure, politician and writer. He became Chief of Engineers of the Army Corps of Engineers, was the first superintend...
  • Brig. Gen. Walker Keith Armistead, USA (1783 - 1845)
    Walker Keith Armistead (1785 – October 13, 1845) was a military officer who served as Chief of Engineers of the United States Army Corps of Engineers. He was born in Virginia. During the War of 181...