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MG William Heath
Birth: Mar. 2, 1737
Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 1814
Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Revolutionary War Continental Major General. Colonial military leader from the outset of the conflict. He commanded militia men at the Battle of Lexington and Concord, where he led the fiercest Minuteman attack on British troops. He then commanded a division of Continental troops under George Washington in the Battles of Long Island, Harlem Heights and White Plains. After Benedict Arnold's treason, General Heath was given Arnold's Hudson River command, where he was in charge of defending the strategic positions at West Point. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Sarah Learnard Heath (1735 - 1814)*
 
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Burial:
Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory
Jamaica Plain
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 08, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8035
MG William Heath
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MG William Heath
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
MG William Heath
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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General thank you for your gallant service during our American Revolution. So you were General Washington's choice to take command of West Point after Arnold tried to sell us out. Rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Mar. 2, 2016

- Brandon Burns
 Added: Sep. 25, 2015

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 Added: Jul. 26, 2015
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