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Clergyman

James Caldwell, American clergyman.

Background

Caldwell, James was born in April 1734 in Charlotte County, Virginia, United States. Son of John Caldwell.

Education

Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1759.

Career

Church, Elizabethtown, New Jersey, 1761-1780. Chaplain of Dayton’s New Jersey Brigade, 1776-1781. His church used as a hospital by Continental Army until it was burned by a Loyalist, 1780.

Active at Battle of Springfield, 1781.

Connections

Married Hannah Ogden, March 14, 1763.

father:
John Caldwell. Caldwell

spouse:
Hannah Ogden