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Daniel Morgan

Born: New Jersey, settled in Winchester, Va.

Age in 1775: 40

Profession: Farmer

Principal Contribution to the Revolution: Leader of a rifle corps in the invasion of Canada and the Battle of Saratoga; commander at the important victory at Cowpens.

Personal characteristics: A large frontiersman. “The Old Wagoner.”

Quote: 1781 “They give us the British haloo, boys. Give them the Indian whoop.”

Later life: Farmer, one term in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Died: 1802