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Henry Champion

(1723—1797)


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(1723–97) political and military leader who played an important role in provisioning the Continental Army, born in East Haddam, Connecticut. Appointed supply commissioner, he specialized in procuring beef. He relieved a severe meat shortage at Valley Forge (1778).

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

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


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