Gold Selleck Silliman

Gold Selleck Silliman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gold Selleck Silliman was born in Fairfield, Connecticut, graduated from Yale University and practiced law and served as a crown attorney before the American Revolution. He became a militia General during the American War for Independence. Silliman was appointed as a Colonel of the Fourth Regiment Connecticut militia in May, 1775 and became Brigadier General in 1776. He patrolled the southwestern border of Connecticut, where the loyalists of Westchester County, New York caused constant irritation and concern for patriot towns and farms along the Connecticut coast. He also fought with the main army during the New York Campaign of 1776 and opposed the British raid on Danbury in 1777. At the beginning of Tryon's raid on Danbury, Connecticut, the General was at his home in Fairfieldshow more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134904449
  • 9786134904445