A distinguished officer of the American revolution, was a native of Virginia, and a relative of General Washington's. He served as Captain under Mercer, fought in the battle of Long Island, and in that of Trenton, in which he was wounded. At the battle of the Cowpens he contributed much to the victory, and recieved a sword from Congress for his good conduct. He was wounded and taken prisoner at Eutaw Springs, and remained a prisoner at Charleston until the close of the war. He settled in South Carolina, and died in 1810. [P. 15.]
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.