Wadsworth, William


Wadsworth, William
(1732-1833)
   Born in Durham, Connecticut. In the War of 1812, brigadier-general in the New York militia. Took part in the battle of Queenston Heights on Oct. 13, 1812, and when the Americans were defeated, surrendered to Sir Roger Sheaffe.
   Index: Bk Commanding United States troops on Niagara River, 213; surrenders with nine hundred men at Queenston Heights, 312.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.; Lucas, Canadian War of 1812.

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