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Pvt William R. Colgan

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Pvt William R. Colgan

  • Birth 1750 Virginia, USA
  • Death 25 Oct 1837 Evansport, Defiance County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Evansport, Defiance County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Old section (east side of road)
  • Memorial ID 14597939

3rd Virginia Regt Light Dragoons

Revolutionary War
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William Colgan entered the service on August 1, 1777. He signed up for three years of service as a private. His assignment was to Captain Cadwalder W. Jones Light Dragoon Company near to Martinsburg, Berkley County, Virginia. The Light Dragoon Company was attached to the 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons under the command of Colonel George Baylor
and was commonly called "General Washington's Life Guard."

Bio by: Neil B (John 3:16)


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Pvt. 3 Va. Regt, Lt. Dragoons, Rev. War

Gravesite Details Rev. War Marker

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  • Created by: Neil B (John 3:16)
  • Added: 13 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14597939
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William R. Colgan (1750–25 Oct 1837), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14597939, citing Evansport Cemetery, Evansport, Defiance County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Neil B (John 3:16) (contributor 46794418) .