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 Artemas Ward

Artemas Ward

Birth
Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 28 Oct 1800 (aged 72)
Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 6262889 · View Source
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Revolutionary War Continental Major General. He was the first Commander-in Chief of the American Revolution, holding that post prior to George Washington assuming command of the force besieging Boston after the battles of Lexington and Concord that occurred in April 1775.

Bio by: Jim Sanders


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Jim Sanders
  • Added: 15 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6262889
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Artemas Ward (26 Nov 1727–28 Oct 1800), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6262889, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .