Brigadier General Anthony Walton White - New Brunswick NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 40° 29.748 W 074° 26.572
18T E 547211 N 4482937
Quick Description: General Anthony White is buried in Christ Church Churchyard Cemetery.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 1/2/2021 3:45:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM13KTK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 3

Long Description:
From Find A Grave: Revolutionary War Continental Army Brigadier General. At the start of Revolutionary War he was assisting his father in the management of his estates when commissioned as Major and aide-de-camp to General Washington in October 1775. Promoted Lieutenant Colonel of the 3rd Battalion New Jersey troops, he helped organize the 4th Regiment Light Dragoons in the Continental Army and was promoted Colonel in February 1780. Ordered by Washington to take command of all the cavalry in the Southern Army, he was in actions against Lord Cornwallis in South Carolina. In 1781, he was promoted Brigadier General and joined the army under Lafayette in Virginia for the remainder of the war. After the war he resided in New York and was appointed by President George Washington general of cavalry in the expedition against the western insurgents.
Location type: Single Grave

Date of Birth: 7/7/1750

Date of Death: 2/10/1803

Cause of death: Died Later

Grave Marker Text:
(Inscription on the grave marker is illegible) (Bronze Tablet) In Memory of Brigadier General Anthony Walton White An officer of the American Army of the Revolution. A member of General Washington’s staff. Washington, Lafayette, and Kosciuszko called him friend.


Ranks:
Brigadier General


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