Sullivan, John


Sullivan, John
(1740-1795)
   Commanded northern army during Revolutionary War in 1776; served in Canada; and took part in the battles of Trenton, Brandywine, and Germantown.
   Index: Hd Lays waste Iroquois settlements, 151. Dr In command of American army at Sorel, 145.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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