Born: Rhode Island
Age in 1775: 32
Profession: Businessman, forge owner
Principal Contribution: Major General, Quartermaster General, commander who bested British General Cornwallis in the South, 1781.
Personal characteristics: Lame, asthmatic, analytical, brilliant strategist.
Quote: 1781 “We fight get beat rise and fight again.”
Later life: Struggled against debt, suffered a stroke.