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John Paterson

(1744—1808)


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(1744–1808) Revolutionary War army officer and U.S. representative (1803–05), born in Farmington, Connecticut. Paterson was an early supporter of American independence and was a regimental commander and later a brigadier general and a major general in the war.

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

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