Born: Londonderry, New Hampshire
Age in 1775: 46
Profession: Farmer, lumber mill owner
Principal Contribution to the Revolution: Led troops at Bunker Hill, Trenton. Commanded at the important victory in the Battle of Bennington, 1777.
Personal characteristics: Flinty veteran of the French & Indian War.
Quote: “Live free or die: Death is not the worst of evils.”
Later life: Farmer.