One of the most celebrated officers of the American Revolution; commander of the Legion known by his name; a daring and active person; author of "Memoirs of the War of the Revolution in the Southern Department," member of Congress; Governor of Virginia. Pronounced an eulogy on Washington before Congress, in which he used the words since so celebrated, "First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." [P. 13.]
Catalogue of the National Portrait and Historical Gallery, Illustrative of American History. Formerly belonging to Peale's Museum, Philadelphia, now exhibiting at Independence Hall, on Fourth Street, between Walnut and Vine, Cincinnati. Incorporated by Act of General Assembly. Cincinnati: Gazette Company Print. 1852.