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Andrew Lewis

Death: Sep 26, 1781

Birthplace: County Donegal

Nationality: United States

Andrew Lewis

Date of Death : Sep 26, 1781
Birth Place : County Donegal

Andrew Lewis was an Irish-born American pioneer, surveyor, and soldier of Colonial Virginia. A colonel of militia during the French and Indian War, and brigadier general in the American Revolutionary War, Lewis is most famous for his 1774 victory in the Battle of Point Pleasant in Dunmore's War. He also helped found Liberty Hall, when it was made into a college in 1776.

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