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Gen Thomas Glascock, Sr
Birth: Sep. 21, 1756
Farnham
Richmond County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 1810
Augusta
Richmond County
Georgia, USA

Revolutionary War Georgia Militia General, US Congressman. A General during the American Revolution. Served in the US Congress from Georgia. Served under Count Pulaski during the Revolution in Georgia and also in the Dragoons in Virginia. Twice a POW under the British during the Revolutionary War. Given title by President George Washington as "Marshal of Georgia" which his descendants still hold this title. In 1780 he was commissioned as Brigadier General of the Continental Army. He is considered a hero of the American Revolution for his bravery under battle. He rescued Count Pulaski from the British at the Battle of Savannah and moved him to the ship "Wasp" in Charleston Bay where he died three days later. He was considered a military genius for his military strategy and taking small forces to overcome larger ones. He was an Indian fighter. He represented Georgia in 1798 at the Georgia Constitutional Convention. He was a financier and held large estates in Georgia. His father was Col. William Glascock, Acting Governor of Georgia during the Revolution and distinguished military officer. He had two sons who became generals in the US Army. One was Brigadier General Thomas Glascock Jr. who served in the War of 1812 and was also a US Congressman and Georgia Speaker of the House. The other was Major General John Sallard Glascock of the South Carolina militia and also a Georgia state senator and representative. (bio by: JAM) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Glascock (1730 - 1793)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Glascock (1790 - 1841)*
 
 Sibling:
  Thomas Glascock (1756 - 1810)
  Blanche Glascock Walton (1759 - 1800)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
The Mills, Glasscock Family Plantation
Augusta
Richmond County
Georgia, USA
Plot: DAR marker
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: JAM
Record added: Jul 03, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7649401
Gen Thomas Glascock, Sr
Added by: JAM
 
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- James Snow
 Added: Oct. 13, 2014
Thank you for my freedom!
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 21, 2014
I salute you cousin, Thomas.Thank you for your service.
- JAM
 Added: Sep. 1, 2014
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