A Major-General in the army of the American revolution, was born in Ireland, in 1737. He entered the British army and fought with Wolff at the siege of Quebec in 1759. He subsequently settled in New York, and joining the cause of the Colonies he was appointed a General in the Northern army, and fell at the assault on Quebec, in December, 1775, aged 38. [P. 22.]
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.