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Benjamin Tallmadge

Born: Feb 25, 1754

Death: Mar 7, 1835

Birthplace: East Setauket

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Benjamin Tallmadge

Date of Birth : Feb 25, 1754
Date of Death : Mar 7, 1835
Birth Place : East Setauket

Benjamin Tallmadge was an American military officer and politician. Tallmadge is best known for his service as an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. In this conflict he acted as leader of the Culper Ring, a celebrated network of spies in British-occupied New York. He also led a successful raid across Long Island that culminated in the Battle of Fort St. George. Following the war, Tallmadge was elected to the United States House of Representatives as a member of the Federalist Party.

Profession


  • Politician

Also known as


  • Benjamin Talmadge

Children


  • Frederick A. Tallmadge
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