Benajah Osmun

Benajah Osmun (died on June 1815, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi) was an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati.wikipedia
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Benajah Osmun (died on June 1815, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi) was an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati.
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American Revolutionary War

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During the Revolutionary War he made Captain and was taken prisoner at Charleston.

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Battle of Quebec (1775)

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Originally from Hunterdon County, New Jersey, during the Revolutionary War, Benajah Osmun fought at the Battle of Quebec on December 31, 1775, led by General Richard Montgomery.

Richard Montgomery

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Originally from Hunterdon County, New Jersey, during the Revolutionary War, Benajah Osmun fought at the Battle of Quebec on December 31, 1775, led by General Richard Montgomery.

Battle of Long Island

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He fought at the Battle of Long Island on August 27, 1776, and he was taken prisoner there.

2nd New Jersey Regiment

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Osmun served as 2nd Lieutenant and Quartermaster in the 2nd Battalion, 2nd New Jersey Regiment under Colonel Israel Shreve beginning in January 1, 1777.

Israel Shreve

Osmun served as 2nd Lieutenant and Quartermaster in the 2nd Battalion, 2nd New Jersey Regiment under Colonel Israel Shreve beginning in January 1, 1777.

Mount Pleasant, Burlington County, New Jersey

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It was to Osmun that Colonel Shreve asked to escort his family back to the Shreve family homestead at Mount Pleasant, in Mansfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey.

Mansfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey

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It was to Osmun that Colonel Shreve asked to escort his family back to the Shreve family homestead at Mount Pleasant, in Mansfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey.

Adams County, Pennsylvania

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He was made Lieutenant-Colonel in 1782 in the Adams County militia.

Mississippi Territory

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He served as a major for the cavalry of the government of the Mississippi Territory in 1798.

Natchez, Mississippi

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In 1790, Osmun moved to Natchez, Mississippi, accompanying the Forman Family Colony that was founded by Ezekiel Forman, father of General Thomas Marsh Forman and brother of General David Forman.

Thomas Marsh Forman

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In 1790, Osmun moved to Natchez, Mississippi, accompanying the Forman Family Colony that was founded by Ezekiel Forman, father of General Thomas Marsh Forman and brother of General David Forman.

David Forman (general)

David Forman
In 1790, Osmun moved to Natchez, Mississippi, accompanying the Forman Family Colony that was founded by Ezekiel Forman, father of General Thomas Marsh Forman and brother of General David Forman.

Aaron Burr

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When Aaron Burr went under trial in 1807 on a charge of treason, Osmun was one of his bondsmen.