Nathanael Greene

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Birthday
7, 1742
Birthplace
Potowomut, RI
Death Date
Jun 19, 1786 (43)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
7, 1742
Birthplace
Potowomut, RI
Death Date
Jun 19, 1786 (43)

About

American Revolutionary War hero who rose from the lowest ranks of the Continental Army to become George Washington's most trusted officer.

Before Fame

He served on the Rhode Island General Assembly during the early 1770s.

Trivia

He was promoted to the rank of Major General following the battles of Lexington and Concord.

Family Life

His great-grandparents were among the first settlers in Warwick, Rhode Island.

Associated With

He held a reputation as General George Washington's most talented and reliable military officer, and he successfully commanded the American Revolution's Southern Campaign.