Son of William & Rebecca Robertson Dunlap
Volunteered as a private Soldier in the war with England 1812; and was taken prisoner at Dudley's defeat May 7, 1813. Commanded a company during the Seminole war also the detachment that captured St. Marks, April 7, 1818; making prisoners Arbuthnot and Ambrister.
Was Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Illinois in 1843.
Was commissioned Major in the US Army in 1846; and was present at the fall of Vera Cruz March 28, 1847.
BIO: P. Meado