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John Gunby – Continental Army General

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…

Casimir Pulaski – Continental Army General

Kazimierz Michał Wacław Wiktor Pułaski of Ślepowron coat of arms (Pl-Kazimierz_Pułaski.ogg; Casimir Pulaski; March 6, 1745{spaced ndash} October 11, 1779) was a Polish nobleman, soldier and military commander…

John Thomas – Continental Army General

John Thomas (1724 – 2 June 1776) was an American doctor and soldier from Massachusetts who became a major general in the Continental Army. He was a leader…

Edward Hand – Continental Army General

Edward Hand (31 December 1744 – 3 September 1802) was an Irish-born soldier, physician, and politician who served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, rising…

Israel Putnam – Continental Army General

Israel Putnam (January 7, 1718 – May 29, 1790) was an American army general and Freemason, popularly known as “Old Put,” who fought with distinction at the Battle…

William Thompson – Continental Army General

William Thompson (July 5, 1736 – September 3, 1781) was a soldier from Pennsylvania and a brigadier general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.Thompson was…