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 John Doughty

John Doughty

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 16 Sep 1826 (aged 72)
Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 3636 · View Source
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Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer. He enlisted on January 13, 1776 and served throughout the Revolutionary War. He was an adjutant under Colonel James Ford, Jr. in the Eastern Battalion of the Morris County (New Jersey) Militia in 1776; and also served as a Captain of artillery. He took part in the First and Second Battles of Trenton and the Battle of Princeton. In 1777 he was promoted to Captain of the Second Regiment of the Continental Corps of Artillery, where he served throughout the war. He commanded the only organized Army unit after the Continental Army was demobilized after the Revolutionary War, thus in effect making him the 3rd Commander of the United States Army.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Oct 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3636
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Doughty (25 Jul 1754–16 Sep 1826), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3636, citing First Presbyterian Churchyard, Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .