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Benedict Arnold

Benedict Arnold

military officer
Skillful military strategist who defected and joined the loyalists in 1779.

William Byrd III

William Byrd III

statesman, military officer
A gentry man whose gambling habits led to lifetime of debt.

Marquis de Lafayette

Marquis de Lafayette

military officer
At 19 years old, this Frenchman's passion and skill helped win the American Revolution.

George Mercer

George Mercer

military officer, surveyor
Surveyor, military officer, and for a brief time, stamp collector for the colonies of Maryland and Virginia.

Captain Tom Step

Captain Tom Step

military
Nottoway Indian diplomat and war captain.

Edmund Randolph

Edmund Randolph

lawyer, statesman, military aide-de-camp
Son of John "The Tory" Randolph, joined the American army and served as aide-de-camp to General George Washington.

George Washington

George Washington

statesman, military officer
Considered one of the founding fathers, a general in the Virginia militia, and first president of the United States of America.




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