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James Tilton

  • Birth 1 Jun 1745 Kent County, Delaware, USA
  • Death 14 May 1822 Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Memorial ID 7508817

United States War of 1812 General, Continental Congressman. When the Revolutionary War began he joined as a surgeon and in 1777 was put in charge of the military hospital located in Princeton, New Jersey. Was appointed by the Delaware General Assembly as a member of the Continental Congress and served from 1783 to 1784. Served a number of years in the Delaware General Assembly. Appointed as Surgeon General of the United States Army, serving from 1813 to 1815.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 29 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7508817
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Tilton (1 Jun 1745–14 May 1822), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7508817, citing Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .