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Lieutenant Colonel David Rhea


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Lieutenant Colonel David Rhea

Began his service in the Revolutionary War as Lt. Colonel in the 4th Regiment New Jersey Line. Served at Valley Forge. Much of the Battle of Monmouth was fought on the farmlands of David Rhea. He helped General Washington in directing the artillery from Comb’s Hill during the Battle of Monmouth. Retired from service 26 Sep 1780. Born in New Jersey in 1740 and died in 1821. Married Elizabeth. [Sources: M; H; Find A Grave Memorial; Rootsweb’s World Connect Project.]


David Rhea is currently unrepresented in the Society of the Cincinnati. Eligible descendants are encouraged to make inquiry regarding membership.

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Private
Admitted 1956
Private
Admitted 1971
Private
Admitted 1980