Of the army of the Revolution, afterwards Major General of the United States army, was born in Maryland, in 1757. In 1775, he enlisted as a volunteer, and in 1776, was captain of a regiment for Canada. After the surrender of Burgoyne, he was the bearer of despatches to Congress; served on the northern frontiers in the war of 1813, and died December 28, 1825. [P. 9.]
Catalogue of the National Portraits in Independence Hall: comprising many of those of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence and other distinguished persons connected with the early history of the efforts which resulted in the glorious Liberty we now enjoy. Philadelphia. 1856.