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Martin, Alexander (1739/40–1807), revolutionary army officer and politician in America, was born at Lebanon, Hunterdon county, New Jersey, the eldest son of Hugh Martin (b. c.1700) and Jane, née Hunter (c.1720–1807). Martin's father was originally from co. Tyrone and his mother from ...

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Moultrie, William (1730–1805), revolutionary army officer and politician in the United States of America, was born on 23 November 1730 in Charles Town, South Carolina, the son of Dr John Moultrie (1702–1771), physician, and Lucretia Cooper (1704–1747). On 10 December 1747 William married ...

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Rodney, Caesar (1728–1784), revolutionary politician and army officer in America, was born on 7 October 1728 on a farm near Dover, in Kent county, Delaware. He was the eldest of eight children of Caesar Rodeney (1707–1745), a well-to-do planter, and his wife, Elizabeth (1709–1763)...

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Smallwood, William (1732–1792), revolutionary army officer and politician in America, was born probably at Smallwood's Retreat in Charles county, Maryland, the son of Bayne Smallwood (c.1711–1768), wealthy planter, merchant, and politician, and his wife, Priscilla Heabard (d. 1784). He had one brother and five sisters. ...

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Thomas Sumter (1734–1832) by Rembrandt Peale, 1796 Independence National Historical Park

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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...