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Ezekiel Cornell – American Militia General

Ezekiel Cornell (1732 – April 25, 1800) represented Rhode Island in the U.S. Continental Congress from 1780 to 1782.Ezekiel Cornell was born in 1732 in either Dartmouth, Massachusetts…

James Irvine – American Militia General

James Irvine (August 4, 1735 – April 28, 1819) was a Pennsylvania soldier and politician of the Colonial, Revolutionary, and Post-Revolutionary periods. He was an officer of the…

Andrew Pickens – American Militia General

Pickens was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the son of Scots-Irish immigrants, Andrew Pickens, Sr. and Anne (née Davis). His paternal great-grandparents were Huguenots Robert Andrew Pickens (Robert…

John Dickinson – American Militia General

John Dickinson (November 15, 1732 [November 4 (old style)] – February 14, 1808) was an American solicitor and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware. He was a…

Thomas Johnson – American Militia General

Thomas Johnson (November 4, 1732 – October 26, 1819) was an American jurist with a distinguished political career. He was the first Governor of Maryland, a delegate to…

Thomas Polk – American Militia General

Thomas Polk (c. 1732–January 25, 1794) was a planter, military officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War from 1775 to 1781, and a politician who…

Philemon Dickinson – American Militia General

Philemon Dickinson (April 5, 1739{spaced ndash}February 4, 1809) was an American lawyer and politician from Trenton, New Jersey. As a brigadier general of the New Jersey militia, he…

John Lacey – American Militia General

John Lacey (February 4, 1755 – February 17, 1814) was an American military officer during the American Revolutionary War. He was appointed a brigadier general in the Pennsylvania…