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Unknown Major - General, John Sullivan.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.201.05 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Engraving Date: circa 1770-1785 Pagination: 1 engraving : b&w ; 17 x 10.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Half length engraving of Sullivan in uniform. Sullivan was a Major General in the Continental army from New Hampshire. He later served as President of New Hampshire.

People: Sullivan, John, 1740-1795

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyRevolutionary War

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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