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 John Laurens

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John Laurens

Birth
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Death 27 Aug 1782 (aged 27)
Colleton County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Moncks Corner, Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8087933 View Source
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Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer, US Diplomat. He joined General George Washington's staff as volunteer aide, served in every battle General Washington was in, including Battles of Brandywine, Monmouth, Germantown, Savannah, and Charleston. He helped plan for siege of Yorktown, in which he received General Lord Cornwallis' sword at Yorktown.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 15 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8087933
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8087933/john-laurens : accessed ), memorial page for John Laurens (28 Oct 1754–27 Aug 1782), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8087933, citing Laurens Family Cemetery, Moncks Corner, Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .