Colonel Henry Ludington: A Memoir

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his grandchildren L.E. Ludington and C.H. Ludington, 1907 - Dutchess County (N.Y.) - 235 pages
Col. Henry Ludington commanded a Revolutionary War militia regiment from Dutchess County, New York, and later served as aide-de-camp to Gen. George Washington. This volume contains an account of his life and service based on colonial-era records, newspapers, diaries, correspondences and various manuscripts.
 

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