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William Washington

Death: Mar 6, 1810

Birthplace: Stafford County

Nationality: United States

William Washington

Date of Death : Mar 6, 1810
Birth Place : Stafford County

William Augustine Washington, was an officer of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, who held a final rank of brigadier general in the newly created United States after the war. Primarily known as a commander of light dragoons, mounted troops under Washington's command engaged in a number of notable battles in the Carolinas during the campaigns of 1780 and 1781.

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