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date: 01 June 2020

Sumter, Thomaslocked

(1734–1832)
  • Clyde R. Ferguson

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Sumter, Thomas (1734–1832), revolutionary army officer and politician in the United States of America, was born on 14 July or 14 August 1734 in the Preddy's Creek settlement of Hanover county, Virginia, near present-day Charlottesville. Second of four children born to William Sumter...

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