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George Mathews

(1739—1812)


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(1739–1812) soldier, born in Augusta County, Virginia. Mathews saw limited action in the Revolutionary War, being captured at Germantown (1777) and released four years later, serving out the remainder of the conflict under Gen. Nathanael Greene in the southern campaign.

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

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


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