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Alexander Lillington


Who is Alexander Lillington?

Alexander Lillington: John Alexander Lillington, also known as Alexander John Lillington, was a Patriot officer from North Carolina in the American Revolutionary War who notably fought in the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge in 1776. He was afterwards commissioned as colonel of the 6th North Carolina Regiment of the Continental Army, but resigned after a month to instead serve as brigadier general in the state militia. At the Battle of Camden his troops were among the militia who fled the field. His son John Lillington also served in the North Carolina militia.

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Google previewThe American Dictionary of Dates, 458-1920 (1921)

Including Also as Supplements to the Main Work, the Period of Discovery from the Norsemen to Columbus, 458 to 1492; the Period of Colonization, 1492 to 1607; the Period of English Settlement, 1607-1620; the Declaration of Independence, with a Complete Sketch of the Lives of Each of the Fifty-six Signers; Comprehensive 100-word Biographical Sketches of All the Presidents; the Ratification of the Constitution by the Thirteen Original States and the Origin and Statehood of All the States of Our Present Union; Including the Development of the Territories

Alexander Lillington, Deputy-Proprietary Governor of North Carolina. Thomas Smith, Proprietary Governor of South Carolina. Don Laureane de ...

Google previewHarper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1912 (1912)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

- - Alexander Lillington. appointed deputy gov Thomas Harvey .... “ - - NORTH CAROLINA. Henderson Walker . . president of council Robert Daniel ...

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