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" In 1766, he took up a tract of land lying on the Susquehanna, immediately above his brother James' farm, which adjoined the present town of Dauphin. He commanded a rifle company, which in March, 1776, was attached to Col. Samuel Miles' battalion, and... "
Pennsylvania Genealogies: Scotch-Irish and German - Page 467
by William Henry Egle - 1886 - 720 pages
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Harpers' Popular Cyclopaedia of United States History from the ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1881 - 1605 pages
...Ciusar Rodney's regiment. He joined the army under Washington in 1776, and distinguished himself at the battles of Long Island, White Plains, Trenton, and Princeton. He was made captain in 1777. Ho commanded the outposts of the Continental army around Philadelphia while that...
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Appleton's Cyclopædia of American Biography, Volume 3

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - America - 1887
...1759, was lieutenant-colonel of Little's regiment at the siege of Boston, and took part subsequently in the battles of Long Island, White Plains, Trenton, and Princeton. He left the service early in 1 777. — His nephew, David, secretary of the navy, b. in Leicester, Mass.,...
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Some Pennsylvania Women During the War of the Revolution

William Henry Egle - Pennsylvania - 1898 - 208 pages
...son John was reared. In 1766 John Murray took up a tract of land called "The Indian Burying Ground," lying on the Susquehanna immediately above his brother...farm, which adjoined the present town of Dauphin. In the spring of 1776 he raised a company, of which he was commissioned captain, March 7, 1776. This...
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The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts ..., Volume 10

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1912
...aptitude for organization and command soon made the company a model of discipline and efficiency. He participated in the battles of Long Island, White Plains, Trenton and Princeton, and won the commendation of his superiors for his skill and courage. On I March 1777 Hamilton was appointed...
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The Student's History of Our Country: For Grammar Grades

Robert Green Hall, Harriet Smither, Clarence Ousley - United States - 1912 - 496 pages
...was born on the island of Nevis, in the West Indies, January n, 1757. He served with distinction at the battles of Long Island, White Plains, Trenton, and Princeton. He was a member of the Federal Convention, but lost his influence in that body because he favored a strongly...
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Appletons' Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Volume 3

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - 1888
...1750, was lieutenant-colonel of Little's regiment at the siege of Boston, and took part subsequently in the battles of Long Island. White Plains, Trenton, and Princeton. He left the service early in 1777. — His nephew, David, secretary of the navy, b. in Leicester, Mass.,...
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