Anthony Walton White

Anthony Walton White

Birth
New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 10 Feb 1803 (aged 52)
North Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 7972808 · View Source
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Revolutionary War Continental Army Brigadier General. At the start of Revolutionary War he was assisting his father in the management of his estates when commissioned as Major and aide-de-camp to General Washington in October 1775. Promoted Lieutenant Colonel of the 3rd Battalion New Jersey troops, he helped organize the 4th Regiment Light Dragoons in the Continental Army and was promoted Colonel in February 1780. Ordered by Washington to take command of all the cavalry in the Southern Army, he was in actions against Lord Cornwallis in South Carolina. In 1781, he was promoted Brigadier General and joined the army under Lafayette in Virginia for the remainer of the war. After the war he resided in New York and was appointed by President George Washington general of cavalry in the expedition against the western insurgents.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7972808
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anthony Walton White (7 Jul 1750–10 Feb 1803), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7972808, citing Christ Church Episcopal Churchyard, New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .