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Col Thomas Hunt

Col Thomas Hunt

Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 16 Aug 1808 (aged 53)
Bellefontaine, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 19242 · View Source
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Hunt was a Sergeant in Captain Croft's Company of Minutemen at the Battle of Lexington & Concord. He later became a member of the 25th Continental Infantry & transferred to Jackson's Continental Regiment as a Captain. Wounded at the Battle of Stoneypoint, he transferred to the 0th Massachusetts Regiment & was wounded again at the Battle of Yorktown. After the Revolution he remained in the Army, transferring to the 3rd Massachusetts Regiment & returned to Jackson's Continental Regiment. He became a Captain in the 3rd U.S. Infantry & was promoted to the rank of Major. He was reassigned to the 1st U.S. Infantry, promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel & then Colonel.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19242
  • Dan Keenan
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Col Thomas Hunt (17 Sep 1754–16 Aug 1808), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19242, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .