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James McCubbin Lingan
Birth: May 13, 1751
Death: Jul. 28, 1812

Noted American Revolutionary. James McCubbin Lingan was born in Maryland about 1752. At the beginning of
the American Revolution he obtained a commission in the Continental Army. He fought at Long Island, York Island, and Fort Washington, where he was wounded, taken prisoner and confined in the British prison ship Jersey. After repatriation he returned to Maryland where he worked as port collector and journalist. During the War of 1812, a Baltimore newspaper, the Federal Republican and Commercial Gazette, produced antiwar editorials so inflammatory that a mob marched down to its offices, smashed the printing presses, broke all the windows, and pulled the entire building to the ground with grappling hooks, ropes, and axes. Weeks later, the Federal Republican's opinionated editor, Alexander Hanson, incited another mob. He and those who rallied to his defense were "beat enough to satisfy the devil," and tarred with boiling pitch. Although Hanson lived through the ordeal, his defender
James McCubbin Lingan did not. He died of his injuries 28 July 1812. McCubbin's was originally buried in a private cemetery in Washington. His remains were moved to Section 1-89 A of Arlington National Cemetery on November 5, 1908. His wife, Janet Henderson Lingan (1765-1832) is buried with him. (bio by: Iola) 
 
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  Janet Henderson Lingan (1765 - 1832)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Lingan Randolph (1794 - 1877)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1 Lot 89-A Grid J/K-32
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: May. 22, 2014
Rest In Peace
- vets2search
 Added: Nov. 23, 2013
Your unjust death is remembered.
- Barbara Campbell
 Added: Nov. 13, 2013
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