Born: Chester County, Pennsylvania
Age in 1775: 30
Profession: Tanner, farmer, surveyor
Principal Contribution to the Revolution: The Patton of the Revolution, aggressive commander at Monmouth Courthouse, Stony Point and other battles.
Personal characteristics: He could “fight as well as brag.” “Mad Anthony.”
Quote: “I have an insuperable bias in favor of an elegant uniform and a soldierly appearance.”
Later life: Farmer, led a military expedition and defeated an Indian force in Ohio in 1794.