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Commissioned Colonel Of Virginia Militia 1775
Commanded Eighth Virginia Regiment
Which Became The "German Regiment" Of The Continental Army
Fought At Charleston And Philadelphia
Promoted To Brigadier General 1777
Wintered With His Troops At Valley Forge 1777-1778
Fought At Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth And Stony Point
Member, Royal Arch Masonic Lodge, Philadelphia 1779
Named Commander Of All Forces In Virginia 1780
Fought At Portsmouth And Yorktown
Promoted To Major General 1783
Retired November 3, 1783
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