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First Lieutenant John Orr


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First Lieutenant John Orr

Began his service in the Revolutionary War as 2nd Lieutenant in Spencer’s Additional Continental Regiment 23 Feb 1777. Severely wounded at the Battle of Bennington 16 Aug 1777. 1st Lieutenant 10 Oct 1778. Retired from service 1 Jan 1781. Born in Bedminster, PA in 1756 and died 23 Dec 1822. Place of death unknown. Married Miss Patterson. (C); [Sources: M; H; Rootsweb’s World Connect Project.]


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