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Captain Elias Longstreet


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Captain Elias Longstreet

Began his service in the Revolutionary War as Captain in the 1st Regiment New Jersey Line 29 Oct 1775 to 10 Nov 1776. Again Captain in the 1st Regiment NJ Line 29 Nov 1776. Taken prisoner at the Battle of Springfield 17 Dec 1776. Signer of the Articles of Retaliation in Jun 1779. Retired from service on 26 Sep 1780. Born in Monmouth, NJ in 1747 and died in 1788. Place of death unknown. Married Rebecka Hart (or White) on 6 Jun 1779. [Sources: M; H; Rootsweb’s World Connect Project; www.conovergeanealogy.com.]


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

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