Thomas Humphrey Cushing

Thomas Humphrey Cushing (November, 1755 – October 19, 1822) was an officer in the Continental Army, and later the United States Army, and finally became a collector of customs for the port of New London, Connecticut.wikipedia
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Society of the Cincinnati

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In 1783 Cushing became an original member of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati.
Stephen Abbot, Jeduthan Baldwin, John Brooks, Henry Burbeck, David Cobb, John Crane, Thomas Humphrey Cushing, William Eustis, Constant Freeman, John Greaton, Africa Hamlin, William Heath, William Hull, Thomas Hunt, Henry Knox, Henry Jackson, Michael Jackson, Simon Larned, Benjamin Lincoln, Samuel Nicholson, William North, Rufus Putnam, William Shepard, William Stacy, Benjamin Tupper, Elisha Horton, Abraham Williams, John Yeomans, Dr. Abijah Richardson.

List of Inspectors General of the United States Army

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Cedar Grove Cemetery (New London, Connecticut)

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He was originally buried in the Second Burial Ground in New London but his remains were later relocated to the Cedar Grove Cemetery in the same city.
Brigadier General Thomas H. Cushing

List of Adjutants General of the U.S. Army

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New London, Connecticut

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In January 1816 Cushing was appointed collector of customs for the port of New London, Connecticut, succeeding Jedediah Huntington.
Thomas Humphrey Cushing (1755-1822), brigadier general in the War of 1812 and collector of customs

Pembroke, Massachusetts

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Thomas Humphrey Cushing, Revolutionary War officer and Adjutant General of the U.S. Army

Winfield Scott

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After the end of his suspension, he rejoined the army in Baton Rouge and served as a judge advocate in the court martial of Colonel Thomas Humphrey Cushing.

History of the Office of The Inspector General of the United States Army

Thomas Humphrey Cushing was next appointed as an acting inspector general, and would remain until 1798, when he was replaced by Alexander Hamilton, who acted as the de facto head of the army during the Quasi-War.

Continental Army

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Thomas Humphrey Cushing (November, 1755 – October 19, 1822) was an officer in the Continental Army, and later the United States Army, and finally became a collector of customs for the port of New London, Connecticut. Cushing was retained in Jackson's Continental Regiment, commanded by Brevet Brigadier General Henry Jackson, and was one of the last officers to be discharged from the Continental Army when the regiment was disbanded on June 20, 1784.

United States Army

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Thomas Humphrey Cushing (November, 1755 – October 19, 1822) was an officer in the Continental Army, and later the United States Army, and finally became a collector of customs for the port of New London, Connecticut.

13th Massachusetts Regiment

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Cushing began his military career as a sergeant in the 6th Continental Regiment in January 1776.

New York City

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Following the British evacuation of New York City in November 1783, the bulk of the Continental Army was discharged.

1st American Regiment (1783–1784)

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Cushing was retained in Jackson's Continental Regiment, commanded by Brevet Brigadier General Henry Jackson, and was one of the last officers to be discharged from the Continental Army when the regiment was disbanded on June 20, 1784.

Henry Jackson (general)

Henry Jackson
Cushing was retained in Jackson's Continental Regiment, commanded by Brevet Brigadier General Henry Jackson, and was one of the last officers to be discharged from the Continental Army when the regiment was disbanded on June 20, 1784.

James Peale

(From 1792 to 1821 the offices of Adjutant General and Inspector General were combined.) In 1799, he commissioned artist James Peale to create a miniature portrait of himself.

Wade Hampton I

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In early 1811, on the order of Brigadier General Wade Hampton I, Cushing was arrested and court martialed on charges of disobedience to orders and misuse of government funds.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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The court martial first met on April 26, 1811 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and was presided over by Colonel Alexander Smyth.

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The court martial first met on April 26, 1811 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and was presided over by Colonel Alexander Smyth.

War of 1812

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During the War of 1812, he served as Adjutant General of the Army from July 6, 1812 to March 12, 1813.

Jedediah Huntington

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In January 1816 Cushing was appointed collector of customs for the port of New London, Connecticut, succeeding Jedediah Huntington.

Duel

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In 1817, Cushing fought a duel with Virginia congressman William J. Lewis and was saved when the bullet struck his watch.

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In 1817, Cushing fought a duel with Virginia congressman William J. Lewis and was saved when the bullet struck his watch.

William J. Lewis

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In 1817, Cushing fought a duel with Virginia congressman William J. Lewis and was saved when the bullet struck his watch.