Samuel WARD, JR.

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American politician, American Civil War, Mexican-American War, War of 1812

AmericanBorn Samuel WARD

American Revolutionary War soldier and delegate to the secessionist Hartford Convention

Born on November 17, 1756 in Westerly, Rhode Island, USA , United States

Died on August 16, 1832 in New York City, New York, USA

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Ward was born in Westerly, Rhode Island as the fifth child of Anne Ray and Samuel Ward, a founding trustee of Brown University, Continental Congress delegate and colonial governor of Rhode Island. Samuel graduated from Brown University with high honors, in 1771. Ward was commissioned a captain in the Kings and Kent County militia in 1775 and served under Colonel Varnum later in the year. Ward volunteered with 250 Rhode Islanders under Christopher Greene to support Benedict Arnold on his expedition to Quebec.



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