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Name Photo Lifespan Date of Rank Age Date Vacated Age Reason Basic
Branch
Entered into
Federal Service
Birth date Place/birth Death date Place/death Age Resting place
GATES,
Horatio
[[File: 26 Jul 1727 Essex,
England
- - - - 17 Jun 1775 47 16 May 1776
THOMAS,
John
[[File: 1724 Massachusetts - - - - 22 Jun 1775 50/1 06 Mar 1776
MONTGOMERY,
Richard
[[File: 02 Dec 1738 Leinster,
Ireland
- - - - 22 Jun 1775 36 09 Dec 1775
WOOSTER,
David
[[File: 13 Mar 1711 Connecticut 22 May 1777 Connecticut 66 other 22 Jun 1775 64 02 May 1777
HEATH,
William
[[File: 07 Mar 1737 Massachusetts - - - - 22 Jun 1775 38 09 Aug 1776
SPENCER,
Joseph
[[File: 03 Oct 1717 Connecticut - - - - 22 Jun 1775 57 09 Aug 1776
SULLIVAN,
John
[[File: 17 Feb 1740 New Hampshire - - - - 22 Jun 1775 35 09 Aug 1776
GREENE,
Nathanael
[[File: 07 Aug 1742 Rhode Island - - - - 22 Jun 1775 32 09 Aug 1776
FRYE,
Joseph
[[File: 19 Mar 1712 Massachusetts 25 Jul 1794 Maine 82 other 10 Jan 1776 63 23 Apr 1776
ARNOLD,
Benedict
[[File: 14 Jan 1741 Connecticut - - - - 10 Jan 1776 34 17 Feb 1777
ARMSTRONG,
John Sr.
[[File: 13 Oct 1717 Fermanagh,
Ireland
09 Mar 1795 Pennsylvania 77 other 01 Mar 1776 58 04 Apr 1777
THOMPSON,
William
[[File: 05 Jul 1736 Leinster,
Ireland
03 Sept 1781 Pennsylvania 45 other 01 Mar 1776 39 03 Sep 1781
LEWIS,
Andrew
[[File: 09 Oct 1720 Donegal,
Ireland
26 Sep 1782 Virginia 61 other 01 Mar 1776 55 15 Apr 1777
MOORE,
James
[[File: c. 1737 N. Carolina 15 Apr 1777 N. Carolina ? other 01 Mar 1776 ? 09 Apr 1777
Lord STIRLING,
William Alexander
[[File: 1726 New York - - - - 01 Mar 1776 50/1 19 Feb 1777
HOWE,
Robert
[[File: c. 1732 N. Carolina - - - - 01 Mar 1776 ? 20 Oct 1777
Baron de WOEDTKE,
Frederick William
[[File: c. 1740 Prussia 28 Jul 1776 New York ? unknown 16 Mar 1776 ? 28 Jul 1776
MIFFLIN,
Thomas
[[File: 10 Jan 1744 Pennsylvania - - - - 16 May 1776 32 19 Feb 1777
MERCER,
Hugh
[[File: 17 Jan 1726 Aberdeenshire,
Scotland
12 Jan 1777 New Jersey 50 unknown 05 Jun 1776 50 11 Jan 1777
REED,
James
[[File: c. 1720 Massachusetts 13 Feb 1807 Massachusetts ? other 09 Aug 1776 ? 00 Sep 1776
NIXON,
John
[[File: 01 Mar 1727 Massachusetts 24 Mar 1815 Vermont 88 other 09 Aug 1776 49 12 Sep 1780
ST. CLAIR,
Arthur
[[File: 23 Mar 1737 Caithness,
Scotland
- - - - 09 Aug 1776 39 10 Feb 1777
McDOUGALL,
Alexander
[[File: c. 1732 Inner Hebrides,
Scotland
- - - - 09 Aug 1776 ? 20 Oct 1777
PARSONS,
Samuel Holden
[[File: 14 May 1737 Connecticut - - - - 09 Aug 1776 39 23 Oct 1780
CLINTON,
James
[[File: 09 Aug 1736 New York 22 Sep 1812 New York 76 other 09 Aug 1776 40 03 Nov 1783
STEPHEN,
Adam
[[File: c. 1718 Aberdeenshire,
Scotland
- - - - 04 Sep 1776 ? 19 Feb 1777
GADSDEN,
Christopher
Christopher Gadsden 16 Feb 1724 S. Carolina 28 Aug 1805 S. Carolina 81 other
MOULTRIE,
William
William Moultrie (MG) 23 Nov 1730 S. Carolina - - - -
McINTOSH,
Lachlan
Lachlan McIntosh (MG) 17 Mar 1725 Badenoch,
Scotland
20 Feb 1806 Georgia 80 other
MAXWELL,
William
[[File: 1733 Tyrone,
Ireland
04 Nov 1796 New Jersey 62/3 other
SMALLWOOD,
William
[[File: 1732 Maryland - - - -
de FERMOY,
Matthias Alexis Roche
[[File: c. 1737 West Indies unknown West Indies ? other
de BORRE,
Prud'Homme
[[File: unknown France unknown unknown ? other
KNOX,
Henry
[[File: 25 Jul 1750 Massachusetts - - - -
NASH,
Francis
[[File: c. 1742 Virginia 07 Oct 1777 Pennsylvania ? other
POOR,
Enoch
Enoch Poor (BG) 21 Jun 1736 Massachusetts 08 Sep 1780 New Jersey 44 other
GLOVER,
John
John Glover (BG) 05 Nov 1732 Massachusetts 30 Jan 1797 Massachusetts 64 other
PATERSON,
John
John Paterson (BG) 1744 Connecticut 19 Jul 1808 New York 63/4 other
WAYNE,
Anthony
Anthony Wayne (MG) 01 Jan 1745 Pennsylvania 15 Dec 1796 unknown 51 other
VARNUM,
James Mitchell
James M. Varnum (BG) 17 Dec 1748 Massachusetts 09 Jan 1789 Ohio 40 other
de HAAS,
John Philip
John P. de Haas 1735 Holland,
Netherlands
03 Jun 1786 Pennsylvania ? other
WOODFORD,
William
William Woodford (BG) 06 Oct 1734 Virginia 13 Nov 1780 New York 44 other
MUHLENBERG,
John Peter Gabriel
[[File: 01 Oct 1746 Pennsylvania 01 Oct 1807 Pennsylvania 62 other
WEEDON,
George
[[File: 1734 Virginia 1793 Unknown 58/9 other
CLINTON,
George
[[File: 26 Jul 1739 New York 20 Apr 1812 D.C. 72 other
HAND,
Edward
[[File: 31 Dec 1744 Offaly,
Ireland
3 Sep 1802 Pennsylvania 57 other
SCOTT,
Charles
[[File: 00 Apr 1739 Virginia 22 Oct 1813 Kentucky 74 other
LEARNED,
Ebenezer
[[File: 18 Apr 1728 Massachusetts 01 Apr 1801 Massachusetts 72 other
HUNTINGTON,
Jedediah
[[File: 4 Aug 1743 Connecticut 25 Sep 1818 Connecticut 75 other
CONWAY,
Thomas
[[File: 27 Feb 1735 Ireland - - - -
PULASKI,
Casimir
[[File: 06 Mar 1745 Poland 11 Oct 1779 Georgia 34
STARK,
John
[[File: 28 Aug 1728 New Hampshire 08 May 1822 New Hampshire 93 other
DUPORTAIL,
Louis Lebègue
Louis Dupertail 14 May 1743 Centre,
France
- - - -
SUMNER,
Jethro
c. 1733 Virginia 18 Mar 1785 N. Carolina ?
HOGUN,
James
unknown Ireland 04 Jan 1781 S. Carolina ?
HUGER,
Isaac
Isaac Huger (BG) 19 Mar 1743 S. Carolina 17 Oct 1797 S. Carolina 54
GIST,
Mordecai
Mordecai Gist (BG) 22 Feb 1742 Maryland 02 Aug 1792 S. Carolina 50 other
IRVINE,
William
William Irvine (BG) 03 Nov 1741 Pennsylvania 29 Jul 1804 Pennsylvania 62 other
MORGAN,
Daniel
Daniel Morgan (BG) 06 Jul 1736 New Jersey 06 Jul 1802 Virginia 66
WILLIAMS,
Otho Holland
Otho H. Williams (BG) 01 Mar 1749 Maryland 15 Jul 1794 Virginia 46
GREATON,
John
John Greaton (BG) 10 Mar 1741 Massachusetts unknown unknown ?
PUTNAM,
Rufus
Rufus Putnam (BG) 09 Apr 1738 Massachusetts 04 May 1824 Ohio 86 other
DAYTON,
Elias
Elias Dayton (BG) 01 May 1737 New Jersey 22 Oct 1807 New Jersey 70 other
Marquis de la ROUERIE,
Charles Armand Tuffin
Charles Tuffin (BG) 13 Apr 1751 Brittany,
France
30 Jan 1793 Brittany,
France
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