Category

American Militia Generals

Category
Thomas Eaton – American Militia General

Thomas Eaton (c. 1739 – June 1809) was a military officer in the North Carolina militia during the War of the Regulation in 1771 and American Revolutionary War…

Robert Lawson – American Militia General

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…

James Potter – American Militia General

James Potter (1729–1789) was a soldier, farmer and politician from Colonial- and Revolutionary-era Pennsylvania. He rose to the rank of brigadier general of Pennsylvania militia during the Revolutionary…

Peleg Wadsworth – American Militia General

Wadsworth was born in Duxbury, Massachusetts, to Peleg and Susanna (Sampson) Wadsworth. He graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. (1769) and an A.M. (1772), and taught school…

Samuel Elbert – American Militia General

Elbert fought in the Revolutionary War, commanding the victorious American colonial forces in a naval battle near St. Simons Island, Georgia on April 19, 1778. He was wounded…

Alexander Lillington – American Militia General

John Alexander Lillington (c. 1725 – 1786), also known as Alexander John Lillington, was a Patriot officer from North Carolina in the American Revolutionary War who notably fought…

Daniel Roberdeau – American Militia General

Daniel Roberdeau (1727 – January 5, 1795) was an American merchant residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the time of the American War of Independence. He represented Pennsylvania from…

Joseph Warren – American Militia General

Dr. Joseph Warren (June 11, 1741 – June 17, 1775) was an American doctor who played a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston in early days…

James Ewing – American Militia General

James Ewing (1736–1806) was a Pennsylvania soldier, statesman, and politician of the Colonial, Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary eras. He served in the Pennsylvania General Assembly and also as Vice-President…