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Theodorick Bland

(1742—1790)


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(1742–90) Revolutionary army officer, born in Prince George County, Virginia. Bland took part (with James Monroe and Benjamin Harrison) in a 26–man raid of the Virginia governor's mansion, distributing confiscated weapons to Whig partisans (1775). As a colonel of the 1st Regiment of Continental Light Dragoons in the Continental army under Washington, he fought in the battle of Brandywine (1777).

From The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military in Oxford Reference.

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