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Mordecai Gist – Continental Army General

Mordecai Gist (1743–1792) was a member of a prominent Maryland family who became a general in command of the Maryland Line in the Continental Army during the American…

Ebenezer Learned – Continental Army General

Ebenezer Learned (April 18, 1728 – April 1, 1801) was a brigadier general in the American Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.==Early life and career==He was the son…

Walter Stewart – Continental Army General

Walter Stewart (1756 – 16 June 1796) was born in Ireland and began his military career as captain of a Pennsylvania infantry company at the beginning of the…

John Glover – Continental Army General

John Glover (November 5, 1732 – January 30, 1797) was an American fisherman, merchant, and military leader from Marblehead, Massachusetts, who served as a Brigadier General in the…

Charles Lee – Continental Army General

Charles Lee ({OldStyleDateDY|5 February|1732|26 January 1731} – 2 October 1782) was a British soldier who served as a General of the Continental Army during the American War of…

John Paterson – Continental Army General

John Paterson (often spelled Patterson; 1744 – July 19, 1808) was a major general of the Continental Army under George Washington, and later a U.S. Congressman from New…

John Sullivan – Continental Army General

John Sullivan (February 17, 1740 – January 23, 1795) was an American General in the Revolutionary War, a delegate in the Continental Congress, Governor of New Hampshire and…

Nathanael Greene – Continental Army 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…

Andrew Lewis – Continental Army General

Andrew Lewis (October 9, 1720 – September 26, 1782) was an American pioneer, surveyor, and soldier from Virginia. He served as a colonel of militia during the French…