Lieutenant

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In the army: The officer next in rank to the captain. In the navy: The officer next in rank and power below the commander. 

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Daniel Jenifer Adams (1751–1796), of Port Tobacco, Charles County, Md., entered, in 1772, into a trading partnership with GW, Samuel Brodie, and John Carlyle, whereby flour refined at GW's and ... Read More

William Crawford (1732-1782), brother of Valentine Crawford and husband to Hannah Vance Crawford, was, in 1755, commissioned an ensign in the company of scouts attached to the Virginia Regiment. ... Read More

Thomas Gist (b. 1735), third son of Christopher Gist, was listed as an ensign on a return of the Virginia Regiment of 12 May 1758. Gist reached the rank of lieutenant before the Virginia Regiment ... Read More

William Bronaugh (1730-c.1800), a first cousin of George Mason, held the rank of ensign at Fort Necessity and after the capitulation was given the rank of lieutenant, dated 20 July 1754. He took ... Read More

From 3 May 1762 to 26 Oct. 1763, GW employed William Dangerfield's (Daingerfield) slave, Guy, as a bricklayer. GW paid for Guy's room and board, but billed Dangerfield for a trowel and clothing ... Read More

David Kennedy of Winchester, Va., rose to the rank of lieutenant in GW’s Virginia Regiment in the 1750s and served for a time as its assistant commissary and quartermaster. Between 1766 and 1773 ... Read More

Thomas Bullitt (1730-1778) served during the French and Indian War as a cadet with GW at Fort Necessity in 1754. In July of that year, he was commissioned an ensign, and was among the men later ... Read More

William Fitzhugh (1761–1839), the son of William Fitzhugh (1721-1798), served as a cornet and lieutenant in the 3d Continental Dragoons, from 1779 to 1783. He settled in Hagerstown, Md., where he ... Read More

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