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John Butler – American Militia General

John Butler (died 1786) was a military officer in the Hillsborough District militia during the American Revolutionary War from 1775 to 1784, and served as its commanding general…

Joseph Frye – American Militia General

Joseph Frye (March 19, 1712 – July 25, 1794) was a renowned military leader from colonial Maine. Born in Andover, Massachusetts, he obtained the rank of general in…

Jeremiah McLene – American Militia General

Jeremiah McLene (1767 – March 19, 1837) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio from 1833 to 1837, major general of militia in the American Revolutionary War, the 2nd…

Thomas Sumter – American Militia General

Thomas Sumter (August 14, 1734–June 1, 1832) was a planter; a soldier in the Colony of Virginia militia; a brigadier general in the South Carolina militia during the…

John Cadwalader – American Militia General

John Cadwalader (January 10, 1742 – February 10, 1786) was a commander of Pennsylvania troops during the American Revolutionary War.==Early life==John Cadwalader was born in Trenton, New Jersey…

Abraham Ten Broeck – American Militia General

Abraham Ten Broeck (May 13, 1734{Citation needed|date=December 2007} – January 19, 1810) was a New York politician, businessman, and militia Brigadier General of Dutch descent. He was twice…

William Campbell – American Militia General

William Campbell (born 1745 and died on August 22,1781) was a Virginia farmer, pioneer, and soldier. One of the thirteen signers of the earliest statement of armed resistance…

Nathanael Greene – American Militia General

Nathanael Greene ({OldStyleDate|August 7|1742|July 27}{spaced ndash}June 19, 1786, frequently misspelled Nathaniel) was a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War, known for his successful…