James Wadsworth – American Militia General


James Wadsworth (July 8, 1730 – September 22, 1816) was an American lawyer from Durham, Connecticut. Initially a brigadier general of the Connecticut militia during the Revolutionary War, after the death of David Wooster in 1777 he became the major general of militia and the second-highest ranked militia officer in the state. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1784.


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