Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Continental Army Death List ( Officers )

This list is to help fill in some of the blanks you may not have known about your ancestor or name of interest.

Colonel Ichabod Allen, Mass., Killed by Indians at Cherry Valley, November 11, 1778.

Captain Dohickey Arundell, Virginia, Killed July 8, 1776.

Major General De Kalb Baron, Killed at the battle of Camden, August 16, 1780.

Captain Mark Armstrong, Maryland, Killed at the siege of "Ninety-six" June 18, 1781.

Colonel Rudolph Bunner, Penn., Killed at Mohmouth, June 28, 1778.

Lieutenant John Bush, S. C., Killed at the siege of Savannah.

Lieutenant John Barron, Mass., Killed at Concord, April 19, 1775.

Chaplan James Caldwell, New Jersey, Shot by sentinel at Elizabethtown Point, November 24, 1781.

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Burn, N. H., Killed at the battle of Stillwater, September 19, 1777.

Captain Benajah Carpenter, R. I., Killed at the battle ofLong Island, August 27, 1776.

Colonel Richard Campbell, Ct., Killed at Eutaw Springs, September 8, 1781.

Major William Chronicle, Killed at King's Mountain, October 7, 1780.

Captain John Campbell, Va., Killed at Moore's Creek, February 26, 1776.

General William Davidson, N. C., Killed at Cowan's Ford, February 1, 1781.

Major Edmund Dickinson, Va., Killed at Monmouth, June 28, 1778.

Colonel John Durkee, Ct., Died at "Bean Hill", March 1, 1782.

Captain Paul Ellis, Mass., Killed at Monmouth, June 28, 1778.

Lieutenant Colonel Francis Eppes, Va., Killed in battle of Long Island, August 27, 1776.

Captain John Forbes, S. C., Killed at the battle of Guilford, March 15, 1781.

Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Ford, Md., Killed at the battle of Hobkirk's Hill, April 25, 1781.

Colonel Ebenezer Francis, Mass., Killed at the battle of Hubbardtown, July 7, 1777.

Ensign Ebenezer Foster, Mass., Killed at Bemis's Heights, October 19, 1777.

Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Greene, R. I., Killed in Westchester, County N. Y.

Colonel Thomas Gardiner, Killed at Bunker Hill, June 17, 1775.

Major Benjamin Huger, S. C., Killed at Chsrleston Neck, May 11, 1779.

Captain Moses Hawkins, Va., Killed at Germantown, October 4, 1777.

Captain Humphries, Va., Killed at Quebec, December 31, 1775.

Captain Alexander Huston, Penn., Killed at Brandywine, September 11, 1777.

Captain Robert Hopes, Penn., Killed at Brandywine, September 11, 1777.

Lieutenant Alexander Hume, S. C., Killed at the storming of Savannah, October 9, 1779.
Captain Weigh Hopkins, Sheldon's Hores, Killed July 15, 1779.
Captain Nathan Hale, Ct., Sent by General Washington to reconnoiter the Britisk on Long Island in 1776.  He was captured by them and hanged as a spy, September 22, 1776.

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