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William Floyd – American Militia General

William Floyd (December 17, 1734 – August 4, 1821) was an American politician from New York, and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.==Biography==William Floyd was…

Christopher Lippitt – American Militia General

Christopher Lippitt (1744–1824) was a prominent Revolutionary War officer and founder one of the earliest textile mills in Rhode Island.==Early life==Lippitt was the fourth child of Christopher Lippitt…

William Whipple – American Militia General

William Whipple, Jr. (January 14, 1730 – November 28, 1785) was a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire.Whipple was born…

Ethan Allen – American Militia General

Born in rural Connecticut, Allen had a frontier upbringing but also received an education that included some philosophical teachings. In the late 1760s he became interested in the…

Nathaniel Folsom – American Militia General

Nathaniel Folsom (September 28, 1726, Exeter, New Hampshire – May 26, 1790, Exeter, New Hampshire) was an American merchant and statesman.He was a delegate for New Hampshire in…

Solomon Lovell – American Militia General

Solomon Lovell (1732–1801) was a brigadier general in the militia of the state of Massachusetts during the American Revolutionary War. He is best known for leading the land…

John Morin Scott – American Militia General

The Scott family descends from Sir John Scott, Baronet (1648–1712), of Ancrum, Roxburghshire in Scotland, whose second son, Captain John Scott (1678–1740), emigrated to New York City, where…

Oliver Wolcott – American Militia General

Oliver Wolcott (November 20, 1726{spaced ndash}December 1, 1797) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and also the Articles of Confederation as a representative of…